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Covington Firefighters, 1877
That's “Blink” Bowers (seated), John
Collum (left) and James Sanford.
Washington Street, 1900

Covington Fire Department

Fire Engine on the scene on Pike Street, 1914

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Covington Fire Department Suspension Bridge
     
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Sixth Street, west of Madison, Fire House, and Mother of God School 1910   1900
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1914 Dressed Up unknown year unknown year 1914

Fire Company #1, Covington

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Fire Company #2,
On Greenup, between 4th and 5th, Covington

Fire Company #2, Covington

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Covington Fire Department

1887

Fire Co. #5

Fire Company #3
On 12th between Madison and Scott. Note St. Mary's.

Fire Company #3, Covington

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Covington Fire Department

 

Hose Company #4 in front of Jos. Hartke's, 68 Pike.
Hartke made wagons, so this is likely the Covington Fire Department Hose Company #4, it's possible that it's some other city's, whose wagon was made at Hartke's.


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      Emma & Main, 1920

Fire Company #4, Covington
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Fire Company No. #5,
Holman Street, Covington,
1909
That high tower in the
rear? It was used to dry the hoses.
Fire Company #6 Fire Company No. #7,
Some background.
Fire Company No. #8,
Latonia southwest corner
of Southern & Tibbatts

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Ladder Wagon, 1910 Heading Down Madison Covington Fire
Department, 1941
Covington, Ky Engine
No. #1, 1959 from the Peter
Pirsch Fire Truck Co of Kenosha

 

Pat

Pat, the Covington Fire Horse
Kentucky Post, June 29, 1914


#5 Auxiliary Police
Kenton fire truck #5 a.k.a. Big Lizz, had a long and illustrious history, as written by the person selling it on eBay.   Big Lizz, at the Fire Department on Scott, From a Facebook post by Chuck Eilerman

 

Covington Firemen

Covington Firemen, 1920

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Fire Alarm Box locations, 1910
(A pre-telephone method of reporting fires. More at Wikipedia)

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Fire Station locations, 1902, and 1910.

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Covington firefighters burn
an abandoned house at 656
Elm Street for practice.
Madison Avenue, Unknown Year Unknown Year The Ohio Scroll and
Lumber Co burns,
December 17, 1962. 
(It had been abandoned
earlier, and was slated for
destruction, to make
room for the IRS Center)

 

Auxiliary Police

Covington Auxiliary Police Force, c. 1960
From a Facebook post by Roger Paul

 

Covington Policemen

Covington Patrolmen and their Harley's, 1952

 

Covington Police

Covington placed five new police cruisers like this one into service on
March 13, 1942, “fitted with radio equipment, and special lights and sirens.”

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Inquiring minds want to know:  Why are there many, many more pictures of fire departments and fire engines, but relatively very few pictures of police departments and police cars??

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