Shiawassee County Firefighting History

Owosso’s First Fire Station (upstairs was city hall) corner of Park & Main streets.

 

Corunna Fire Department

The engine on the left is old 372.

 

Rural Fire Truck 

The Rural Fire Truck stationed at the Owosso Fire Department responded to fires outside of Owosso with 2 men and 150 gallons of water.

 

This was the scene when the wall of the Gittleman’s department store collapsed on January 12, 1981. Bricks from the wall struck Fireman Elmer Hodge, taking his life. An Owosso Twp. firefighter was also injured.