Smoke billows out the top of the Elks Lodge at the corner of 9th and Jefferson Streets, as viewed from one block east on Jefferson, at the corner of 8th. The Pinney Theatre and a fire engine stand in the foreground.
Drugstores; Fire extinction; Smoke; Fire fighters; Fire engines; Fire hose; Hotels;
City street scene with smoke billowing out of the Ballou-Latimer storefront. On the right side of the photo is a crowd of people standing on the sidewalk in front of the Pacific Hotel. Fire hoses run down the center of the street.
Fire fighters; Emergency medical services; Medical instruments and apparatus; Ponds; Fire departments--Uniforms;
The Boise Fire Department responds to a drowning at Quinn Pond (also known as Quinn Robbins Pond). Two fire fighters provide aid to the victim, while a third looks on while standing next to an oxygen tank. An onlooker is pictured leaning again...
View from the rear of the building after a propane gas line leading to a stove caught fire. Firefighters and volunteers search through the wreckage. Six people were killed and fifty injured in the explosion.
Fire fighters; Fire engines; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses;
Six firefighters ride on a fire engine pulled by three horses. The firefighters are putting on their uniforms as the engine is in motion. Sign on engine reads "B.F.D." The phrase "Topping Photo 1910" is handwritten on the photograph.
Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire engines; Fire fighters; Firehouse dogs; Fire stations; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Fire departments--Uniforms;
Photograph of Boise Fire Station #2 in Boise's North End neighborhood, including the horse team the "Nasty Blacks" named Bird and King. On the carriage seat are Doc Roach and Captain Jasper Lindsay. Standing on the engine is Hoseman Bill Cates,...
Five fire fighters in various stages of dress, with a sixth man going down the fire pole at the right. On the wall are various pin-ups and posters. Hand written on the back of the photo: "Going to a fire".
Fire fighters; Smoke; Flame; Fire extinction; Stores, Retail; Fire departments--Uniforms;
A view of the Foster Furniture Fire, taken from the rear of the building. A fire fighter stands next to a barrel of fire and smoke. A crowd of people stand on the right side of the photograph and at the end of the alley.
Fire departments--Equipment and supplies--Aerial ladders; Fire extinction; Fire fighters; Fire engines; Smoke; Warehouses;
A fire sends smoke into the air at the Peasley Transfer and Storage Company warehouse at the corner of 13th and Front Streets in Boise. A crowd watches the fire in the foreground on the other side of Front Street while fire fighters shoot water...
Oriented from the front to the rear of the store, this picture was taken of the interior of the Montgomery Ward store the day after the fire. The interior has been destroyed, with only the steel girders remaining standing.
Fire extinction; Fires; Flame; Smoke; Stores, Retail;
Flames and smoke billow upwards from the building while the Avenue Market sign hangs on its side. Water streams shoot towards the fire from the bottom right of the photograph. The Avenue Market was located on Warm Springs Avenue near the old Idaho...
Fire extinction; Fire hose; Fire fighters; Smoke; Fires; Department stores;
Thick smoke billows from the roof of the Sonna Building in downtown Boise. Fire fighters send three streams of water from hoses on the street in through the windows above the J.C. Penney Building. Hoses line the 900 block of Main Street.
Fire extinction; Smoke; Fires; Fire hose; Department stores;
An aerial view of the Sonna Building fire. Smoke pours from the top of the building. Crowds of people gather at the corners of 9th and Main (below the fire) and 10th and Main (above the fire). A stream of water from a fire hose shoots across Main...
Prison riots; Fire departments--Equipment and supplies--Aerial ladders; Fire fighters; Old Idaho Penitentiary State Historic Site (Idaho);
The Boise Fire Department responds to a riot at the Idaho State Penitentiary. Fire fighters use the aerial fire truck from Boise Fire Department No. 1 to gain access to the Penitentiary. One man observes from the bottom of the ladder, while...
Fire extinction; Fire fighters; Smoke; Fires; Fire hose; Stores, Retail; Variety stores; Fire departments--Uniforms;
Smoke pours out of the front door and windows of the Sprouse-Reitz Variety Store. Two ladders are propped up against the store front. Two fire fighters spray water from a hose directly into the store, while two fire fighters walk on the sidewalk...
Fire engines; Fire prevention; Boise State University;
A Boise Fire Department fire pumper sits on the track at Bronco Stadium during half time of the Boise Junior College and Oakland Junior College football game as a part of Fire Prevention Week activities.
Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire fighters; Smoking;
One of many photographs taken as part of the fire prevention series on "Things not to do." Fire fighters Art Gregory (left) and Marion New (right) at the Central Fire station smoke cigarettes over a pile of debris.