When the Gong Rings

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1941-- First Charleston Professional Paid Department 44

1941-- Chief Alvin Wright, 1st Professionally Paid Fire Department in Charleston

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1940's Firehouse and Men On-Duty 46
1940's Aerial Firehouse Photo from the Courthouse Tower 47
1941-- Traditions of the Volunteer Meetings and Social Life End and Change to Full-Time Paid Crews *50
1944-- Duck Pin Bowling Alley Fire 48
1947  Chief Faust, Firemen Buck Fleming and Lang at the Champaign Fire College 49
1941-- Traditions of the Volunteer Meetings and Social Life End and Change to Full-Time Paid Crews 50
1948-- The State of Illinois Passes the Fire and Police Civil Service Law 51
1948--  The Modern Years of the Charleston Begins and Described by Chief Mel Taylor 52
1948-- Chief Taylor Tells of His Career with the Fire Department to 1985 Part One 53
Taylor Career Story Continued, Part Two 54
Taylor Career Story Continued, Part Three 55
Taylor Career Story Continued, Part Four 56
Taylor Career Story Continued, Part Five 57
1948-- Historical First Charleston Civil Service Fire Department 58
1948-- Rules of the Police and Fire Board Commission for Charleston Part One 59
1948-- Rules of the Police and Fire Board Commission for Charleston Part Two 60
1948-- Rules of the Police and Fire Board Commission for Charleston Part Three 61
1948-- Rules of the Police and Fire Board Commission for Charleston Part Four 62
1948-- Mel Taylor Starts as Fireman & Interior Firehouse Photo 63
1948-- Men and Trucks Pull Out of Firehouse 64
1948-- Christmas Photo of City Employees from All Departments 65
1949-- Fire Log 66
1949-- Injuries and Fires 67
1949-- Fatal Fire in Charleston Kills Three 68
1949-- Nearby Effingham has Terrible Deadly Hospital Fire 69

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