how have the fire department changed overtime?

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In History
  • 300

    marcus licinius crassus creates the first roman fire brigade

    marcus licinius crassus creates the first roman fire brigade
    marcus licnius crassus creates the first roman firebrigade as a scheme to make money, taking advantage of the fact that rome had no fire department,
  • tactical fire fighting introduced

    during the great fire, the community was forced to come up with a new method of fighting fire, through tactical combat they were able to start trying to cut up the fire by destroying near by houses so it wouldnt travel any further.
  • first fire bregade - "union fire company" created

    the union fire company is created, decended from bejamin franklin. this was the first established fire deoartment.
  • thomas lote invents first automobile fire engine

    thomas lote invents first automobile fire engine
    thomas lote invented the first ever fire truck this seriously widened the centralisation of the fire deoartment.
  • fire hose invented

    the first fire hose is made available for the use by the fire department making it much easier to tackle house fires
  • motorized fire trucks introduced

    steam powered automobiles are abandoned and motorises fire trucks are introduced, holding the original concept for fire trucks we see today
  • fire department rapidly modernise to prevent fires

    the fire deoartment decide to modernise to suite the needs of service users, this includes using more televised warnings, safety awareness at chistmas time and more school visits
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    how have the fire department changed?