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Human figure – firefighter

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TitleTitle'Fire, Fire, Fire''Fire, Fire, Fire'Steam Engine at WorkSteam Engine at WorkThe Jewin Street FireThe Jewin Street FireBrigade at Work on the RuinsBrigade at Work on the RuinsFire EscapeFire EscapeA Noble RescueI got pushed up in a cornerI got pushed up in a cornerWhen up sprang a young firemanWhen up sprang a young firemanHe got on the top of the ladderHe got on the top of the ladderOld fire methodsAbove the beating of the storm peals on the startled ear the fire alarmFrom yonder dwelling fiercely shooting outUp goes a ladder, thro' the startled throngSharp tongues of flame assail him in their wrathBehold! he quickly on the roof appearsUp with your ladders, quick! 'tis but a chanceSilence; he comes along the burning roadFiremen going to a Fire with EngineIntro. with TitleI followed the crowd, and it brought me in front of the house in a blazeThe firemen were shouting their loudest and unwinding great lengths of hoseThe flames leaped up higher and higherI shall never forget the excitementThe ladder was put at the windowWhen up sprang a sturdy young firemanWe saw him go in at the windowAnd on his broad shoulder was lyingHe got on the top of the ladderBut just as he got to the middleThen sprang with a cry to the groundI took off my old hat and waved it'Here, little man, you haven't a moment to spare,' said the firemanThe fire station was a tall red house in a side streetImmediately under the bell stood a tiny little girlThe pair walked across the road hand in handBy the help of the railings he raised himself, and stretched out his hand'Oh, Dadnia!' cried Sally, tenderly embracing her darling'Oh, my! I do love you, daddy'The hot breakfast at the coffee stall was but a beginningWhat a sight the fire engine was to see'What a great big engine,' exclaimed SallyHe took Sally for a long day into the parkShe gazed at the doll with undisguised admirationFireman No. 723 was very ill at easeHe reached the top storey and looked inSally leapt toward him, crying, 'Daddy, dear daddy'When Jackson came to himself, he was lying on a sofa in a cosy roomMy sister and I have no words to thank youA Group of Everyday HeroesThe FiremenOff with the EscapeWe were soon out with the engineTearing through the streetsEvery one gave us a wide berthRescuing the maddened horsesThey were carrying out a womanBob ascends againFrench Firemen at work note the leather dressesFire at Whiteley's -- Firemen carrying out a comrade who was overcome by fumesThe house on fire, with engines, firemen, etc.[Our Firemen, images 5-8]Rescue from Burning Buildings
Lucerna ID 9000539

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 October 2018

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