Deming, New Mexico

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Fire Department History

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Established in early 1900 with Dept @ 105 E. Pine.

Equipment - Hose cart and hand pumper.

  •  1914 - Traded hose cart in for a 1914 500 GPM ALF pumper.
  •  1915 - Motion passed at Village Council to make FD a part of City Government.
  •  1915 - Ordinance 80 passed by Village council making FD a City Dept.
  •  1918 - Second pumper purchased form ALF Co. for $6450.00.
  •  1923 - P.A. Hughes elected For Chief by volunteer Firemen present. Served as Chief until 1925.
  •  1925 - CG sage elected Chief. Jack Noyes Asst Chief, GC Morgan
    • Station Captain at duties to stay @ FD, maintain equipment, drive fire truck to fires-salary $125/ mo.
  •  1930 - DFD hosted NM Firemen's Association Convention in Deming.
  •  1931 - Henry Raithel elected Chief, otherwise officers remained the same.
  •  1934 - WM Allbee elected Chief, otherwise same.
  •  1937 - Purchased 500 single jacket UL approved fire hose @ $.60/ft.
  •  1938 - S.M. calkins elected Chief, Jack Noyes reelected, George Morgan elected.
    • station Captain replacing G.C. Morgan
  •  1939 - FD move to 109 E Pine St.
  •  1942 - President, Treasurer and Secretary All reelected.
  •  1946 - Chief Calking resigned.
  •  1946 - Reorganization of FD.
    • New Chief to receive $50/mo salary.
    • Recommendation for trained fire Chief.
    • Danny Simonds elected Chief.
  •  1946 - Purchase of 3rd ALF pumper-$9,000.00.
  •  1957 - FD moved to present location, 309 S Gold.
    • Triple combination Mack purchased for $18,000.
  •  1961 - Fred Rossiter hired to replace an ill Captain Williams as a full time firefighter.
  •  1961 - Albert Scott hired and work week cut to 56 hr/wk.
  •  1962 - Established file system, reporting system, training program order
    • of Class A pumper to replace 1946 ALF.
  •  1963 - Officer training program established.
    • Seagrave triple combination pumper delivered.
    • Began in service testing of hose and pumper.
    • Agreement at Luna Co. for fire protection.
  •  1964 - Hydrant records and color coding began.
  •  1965 - 1st Fire Prevention Officer, year round fire prevention program established.
  •  1966 - Attained class 6 ranking from Mountain states Inspection Bureau.
  •  1967 - Fred Rossiter appointed Chief.
  •  1968 - Ordered triple combination pumper for use in County. Water system attained a Class 4 rating, considered one of the best in the state.

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