Did you know the Westbrook Fire Department was founded in 1890?
According to a centennial pamphlet published by the department in 1990, the Valentine Hose Company No. 1 was formed on April 16, 1890, and the Presumpscot Hose Company No. 1 was organized on July 16, 1890.
- John C.L. Morgan
P.S. Much thanks to the staff at Walker Memorial Library.