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Fighting the flames! or, Twenty-seven years in the Montreal fire brigade

a record of prominent fires, thrilling adventures and hair-breadth escapes ; together with practical suggestions for improvement

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Published by s.n.] in [Montreal? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McRobie, William Orme, b. 1838.,
  • McRobie, William Orme, né 1838.,
  • Fire-fighters -- Biography.,
  • Fires -- Quebec (Province) -- Montréal.,
  • Sapeurs-pompiers -- Biographies.,
  • Incendies -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Orme McRobie.
    GenreBiography., Biographies.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 09495, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 09495
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination4 microfiches (161 fr.)
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23355143M
    ISBN 100665094957

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    the Muslim Brothers' secret apparatus, slashed the hoses of the fire engines that arrived to put out the flames, then moved on to the European quarter, burning every movie house, casino, bar, and restaurant in the center of the city. By morning, a . This is a facsimile or image-based PDF made from scans of the original book. Kindle: KB: This is an E-book formatted for Amazon Kindle devices. EBook PDF: MB: This text-based PDF or EBook was created from the HTML version of this book and is part of the Portable Library of Liberty. ePub: KB.

      McEwen, from Manitoba, brought his score to twenty-seven during the last weeks of the war, and had also been awarded the MC and DFC. One of his claims, for an Albatros D. III on 18 February , was only credited as an `ooc’ victory, but some years later the wreckage was discovered in the mountains which raised his credit to `destroyed’. I understand the superstition is fairly widespread throughout Africa. The Mombasa incident took place in May or June []. A man started a story that the Fire Brigade were Mumiani people and had been seen walking around with buckets filled with blood, and had taken a woman as prisoner at the Fire Station with intent to take her blood.


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