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Fire District History: Placerville
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Fire Companies of the Placerville Fire Department

June 23, 1853 - January 1858 Neptune Hose Co. N0. 1
December 21, 1853* - Unknown Hope Hook & Ladder Co.
May 22, 1857 - June 1857 Mountaineer Engine Co. No. 1
June 1857 - Unknown Confidence Engine Co. No. 1
January 1858 - Unknown Neptune Engine Co. No. 2
June 1, 1860 - Unknown Young America Engine Co. No. 3
December 4, 1907 - Unknown Eureka Hose Co. No. 3
December 4, 1907 - Unknown Excelsior Hose Co. No. 4
December 4, 1907 - Unknown Placerville Hook & Ladder Co.

The foregoing was assembled on April 19, 2004 from a letter compiled by Tom and Ruth Meyer and Frank and Frances Romberg circa 1953.

* The Hope Hook & Ladder Co. attended a grand Fireman's ball in Coloma on December 21, 1853 and was most likely created prior to this date, but can not be verified at this time. Neptune Fire Co. No. 1 also attended.


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