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Reading & book signing: History of Cody’s Fire Departments

November 19, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm MST

William F. Cody stands in front center of the Cody Fire Departments, December 4, 1907. MS 6 William F. Cody Collection. P.69.1520

The History of Cody’s Volunteer Fire Departments

Saturday, November 19, 2022
2–4 p.m.

Join us, and special guest Alan K. Simpson, former firefighter and retired U.S. Senator, for a reading from the book The History of Cody’s Volunteer Fire Departments by Park County Fire Protection District #2. The free presentation in the Coe Auditorium is followed by a book signing at our Points West Market, which has the book for sale.

First fire truck, 1922, Cody Volunteer Fire Departments
First fire truck, 1922, Cody Volunteer Fire Departments

About the book

From codyfirebook.com: Created in 1902 with a donation from William F. “Buffalo Bill Cody,” the Cody Volunteer Fire Department began with a hose cart that men—and sometimes horses—pulled to a fire. Today, 60 dedicated volunteers and state-of-the-art fire engines are ready to respond to emergency calls covering a 3,200 square mile. Take a journey into the incredible history of Cody’s Volunteer Fire Departments and honor those who have given their time, dedication, and grit to keeping the citizens of Park County, Wyoming, safe.

All proceeds from the sale of the book go to Park County Fire District #2, in Park County, Wyoming.


November 19, 2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm MST
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