This page will contain photo's of Holbrook Fire from the 1800's to late 1980's. If you have any old photo's from this time period, we would love to hear from you.
Holbrook Fire Members 1905
We believe this picture was taken around 1955. Holbrook Firefighters from left to right Donald Austin, Carl Brown, Joe Minnigan, & C.B. Smith.Operating at the Avon High School fire.
Holbrook Firefighters operating at a Fire in Randolph, 1959.
Holbrook Firefighters operating at a Fire in Randolph Center, unknown year.
Christmas Parade in Holbrook Square in 1960. Police Officer is Joe Minigan. Driving the Seagrave Pumper is Al Woodman, Pasenger George Austin, back of Engine facing is Don Austin Sr. Back to camera is Emory Nelson.
Holbrook Fire Department participating in the Fire Prevention Parade in Boston, October 1963. Right side of Engine is Charles Smith.Left side of Engine is Don Austin Sr. The driver is Gerard Blais.
The Old Station 2, formerly known as the Brookville Station. This building was used until 1971, when it was torn down to make room for the current temporary Station.
1958, 55 Water Street. 1 fatality.
This picture is from the mid 1980's. The accident is believed to have occurred on Union Street opposite Union Cemetary. Note the tall long haired teenager to the far right. He is presently a Lieutenant in Charge of Group 2 on the Holbrook Fire Departmentt, (Luke McFadden).
1-26-1954, Holbrook Manor Night Club. 2nd Alarm Fire, with 1 fatality Firefighters E. Brown, S. McKay, and W. Ernest operating a 2 1/2 handline.
These two photo's are, of a MVA in the Revere Acres section of Holbrook, on Rindone St. Circa 1961. Note The old ladder truck, which was replaced 2 years later, and that 75 "Maxim stayed in service until 1997.
This photo was taken in 1985, of a car into a house @ 355 Pine St. From left to right are FF\EMT Donald Austin Jr., (currently Lt. in charge of Group #3) Lt. Donald Austin Sr., (currently retired), and FF\EMT Ken Burrell, (currently retired).
This Photo is from a postcard dated 1909. It Shows Brockton Firefighters with a LaFrance Steamer. Brockton Fire is a city of 100,000 bordering the Town of Holbrook. Brockton Fire operates out of 5 stations, with a Department Roster of approximately 200 members.
This Fire Chiefs Helmet Shield belonged to, and was worn by Chief Edroy W. Austin in 1909.