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Museum spotlights the HFD’s 167-year history

  • BRUCE ASATO / 2016

    In a former dormitory, a display of firemen’s uniforms and helmets over the years, including the current gear on a mannequin in the front.

  • BRUCE ASATO / 2016

    HFD’s Fire Engine 1, which responded to the Dec. 7 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

  • BRUCE ASATO / 2016

    A Gamewell fire alarm box that was in use up until 1979. Each box had a unique number and when pulled, the system would sound out gongs that would identify the fire alarm box that had been activated. A card system would enable firefighters to identify the location of the alarm box.

  • BRUCE ASATO / 2016

    A display of Honolulu firefighters who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.

  • BRUCE ASATO / 2016

    Sparky, left, and a photo of Smokey Bear, on the table.

It all began with two men who were fired up about history. Read more

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