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Classification Fires
Object ID 2004-01-57
Title The Volunteers: History of the Mendocino Volunteer Fire Department
Author Larke, Julia
Physical Description 1 DVD; 80 min.
Published Date August 28,2011
Summary The first Mendocino Volunteer Fire Company was formed in 1887. Since that time, Fire Department Volunteers have saved the town from potentially devastating fires and have rescued citizens from auto accidents, cliff falls, treacherous surf and medical emergencies.
This Sunday Afternoon With program, hosted by Ruth Sparks, features a slide show by Linda Wilson and Walt McKeown, authors of "The Volunteers: History of the Mendocino Volunteer Fire Department. Forme. Current volunteers, Jack Lemos, Ken Jackson, Dan McCoard, Steve Schlafer, Barry Cusick, Chief Danny Hervilla and Beth Ryan share stories of their years as volunteer firefighters.
Filmed by Julia Larke.
Subjects Fire engines & equipment
Fire fighters
Fire fighting
Fire stations
People Cusick, Barry
Hervilla, Danny
Jackson, Ken
Lemos, Jack A., 1921 - 2013
McCoard, Dan
McKeown, Walt
Ryan,Beth
Schlafer, Steve
Wilson, Linda
Search Terms Oral History