Tagged: Multnomah VFD

Multnomah Fire Department paint crew, ca. 1940. L to R - Lorry Marshal, Dick Layman, ?, Virg Spencer, Harry Lawrence. 1

Multnomah Volunteer Fire Department

In January 1926 the Multnomah Booster Club discussed what would happen if a fire started in the main business district. Just a few feet of fire hose was stored at the schoolhouse, and the nearest Portland fire station was miles away. They purchased 400 more feet of hose and negotiated...