March 20, 1890: The department maintained a hose house and coal depot in a building on 32-34 Bridge Street near Tyler street. It had a 6-' hose tower and an office and battery room (Fire Alarm) on the second floor. Two horses on location.
Initially it contain a spare steam fire engine (the 1876 second size, Nussey which was described as good condition. Also had a coal wagin built by William Walker, also in good condition
Chief Engineer's s Driver David Murray Keeper of the Hose House - George Singland Lineman to Fire Alarm - Joseph Chapman
Hose House Force 1916 (posed at 115 Van Houten Street Fire Headquarters)