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Catalog Number 2015.001.00521.2
Title Burlingame Assistant Fire Chief at Scene of a Fire, November 1949
Photographer Pearl, Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date November 1949
Description Burlingame Assistant Fire Chief at Scene of a Fire, November 1949. Black and white negative shows the Burlingame Assistant Fire Chief at the scene of a fire. He wears a heavy-duty firefighters jacket and a white helmet that reads, "ASST CHIEF BFD." Another firefighter, whose face is out of the image's frame at left, wears a similar jacket and stands next to the assistant chief. The firefighters are in a fire-damaged building. Part of a series of 2.
Studio Norton Pearl Photography
Place Burlingame, CA
Subjects Fire
Fire engines & equipment
Fire fighters
Fire fighting
Fire helmets
Search Terms Burlingame
Burlingame Fire Department
Fire
Fire Departments
Fire Departments - Burlingame
Copyright Norton Pearl Photography / San Mateo County Historical Association