Posts Tagged ‘fire cat’

Part I of this Old New York cat tale begins in 1825 at the old Hermitage Farm on the west side of Manhattan, where a large horse car depot was built in 1864.

    In a recent post, I wrote about Ginger, a well-loved fire dog for Hook and Ladder Co. No. 5 of New York’s Metropolitan Fire Department. So many people enjoyed this story — especially my fellow volunteer firefighters and EMS workers – so I started digging more into the history of fire dogs in […]