Thursday, August 03, 2006

Museo dei Vigili del Fuoco (Firefighting)

This museum in Mantova collects and displays firefighting vehicles and mementoes from the 18th to the 20th century from the first pumps that were dragged by hand, to ones put on trucks and wagons and shows the evolution of equpment used to fight fires along with uniforms, documents and other objects related to firefighting. They have a website, although it is all in Italian, but with more photos, if you are interested:

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