10/07/14 152 W, 1 I - + 5 - 3 Fire Prevention Display at Station 9 - October 1979

For your Tuesday enjoyment, here's a scan of a photocopy (sorry for the lame quality) of a Raleigh Town Today photo of a fire prevention display at Station 9. Click to enlarge:

The caption reads: "Fire Station No. 9, located in North Hills at the corner of Six Forks and Rowan, was named first place winner in a department-wide contest for the best display in observance of Fire Prevention Week. Chief Rufus E. Keith presented a plaque to the station's three captains--Ed Thornton, W. K. Beasley, and R. S. Debnam--on Tuesday, October 9, the date in 1871 on which the famed Chicago Fire occurred. Other winners in the fire department's contest were fire stations No. 3 second, No. 1 third, and No. 8, No. 12, and No. 2 as honorable mention. Left to right above with the prize-winning display are Firefighters Jasper Mial, Charles Mann, Geroge A. Hodge, and Dale Casey."

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