Mankato’s New Fire Department

Jon Craig
Issue Date: 
January/February 1993

Relays information from Fire Chief Ben Bargerter’s History of the Mankato Fire Department and a Mankato Free Press article from April 5, 1960, tracing the early story of local firefighting units from 1860 to 1920.

Key Word Search Terms: 
Hook and Ladder Company #1, Engine Company #1, City Hall, Hubbard Mill, Hose Company #2, Fireman’s Ball, Bangerter