1899 History


Chief: Fred Cruickshanks
Secretary: W.H. Dougherty

Engine Co. 1

Hose Co. 1

Hose Co. 2

  • Forman Ira Lovell
  • William Bartlett
  • W.L. Burrill
  • George Carbray
  • James Gill
  • George Haywood
  • Harry Hope
  • J.R. Hudson
  • F. Lithgow
  • R. Petersen
  • Charles Scott
  • N. Spaulding

Hook & Ladder

January 13, 1899 – Ferndale Enterprise

An effort is being made to secure by subscription a part of the Giesselman lot on Brown Street, Ferndale, on which to erect an engine house for our Fire Company.

February 28, 1899 – Ferndale Enterprise

Foreman Ira A. Lovell of Hose Company Number Two is circulating a petition in Ferndale praying the Town Trustees to purchase half of the Giesselman lot on Brown Street on which to erect a town hall, engine house, town jail, etc. all under one roof. Ferndale is certainly in sore need of such a building. Petition is being generally signed.

March 7, 1899 – Ferndale Enterprise

Town Trustees met last evening, and the question of the purchase of a part of the Giessleman lot on Brown Street for town Hall purposes was to be decided. Petitions were to be presented both for and against the purchase.