Whitehall Fire Company

Delivering emergency services and fire protection to the citizens residing within Whitehall Borough and surrounding communities.

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Whitehall Fire Company History

Posted by neuge6 on December 4, 2012 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (10)

Even before there was a Whitehall Borough, there was a Whitehall Fire Company. The company held its first meeting on November 1, 1946, fifteen months before the Borough was incorporated. By June of 1947, the company had raised enough money to purchase its first piece of apparatus, a 1930 Seagrave pumper truck. The only problem was that there was no firehouse to store the truck, so it was kept on property owned by Fire Chief Chester Sayre. Meetings were held either in Chief Sayre’s garag...

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