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Coralville Fire Department would like congratulate and welcome 13-recruits from our Fire Academy to full members as firefighters. These firefighters have put in over 10-months of classroom lecture and a lot of hands-on skills training. The Coralville…

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A close up of the statue at the Iowa Firefighters Memorial, located in Coralville, Iowa. The statue is of a firefighter who holds a young girl in one arm. Though climbing down a ladder, his gaze goes towards the young charge clasping onto him. …

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A formal portrait of Russell D. Slade, a prominent city resident from the 1950s to the early 1980s.

Russell D. Slade was born December 26, 1934 in Iowa City. He graduated from University High School in 1952. Two years later, on June 28, 1954, he…

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Farm man George Prehoda stands by his open truck cab (Walch, p. 34). The truck bed, made of wooden boards, contains a large pile of corn.

In addition to farming, George Prehoda volunteered as Coralville's first fire chief. When interviewed, he…

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Two fire engines park on a street in front of a two-storied house. A ladder is leaned against the side of the house, over a smoking window on the second story.

Fire hoses are stretched out in the street, laying in puddles of water. These hoses…

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Two volunteer firefighters, marked in pen as 'Dick Clinite (retired)' and 'Bill Lee (moved)', observe as the Econogas fire overtakes a truck further away. Clinite stands behind a fire engine with an partially unraveled fire hose at his feet while…
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