Ladder 49 on Ogden Ave. in Highbridge celebrates 100 years of service

Firefighters at Ladder 49 in Highbridge are celebrating 100 years of service. Ladder 49 was created in 1913 and still stands today on Ogden Avenue.

Firefighters, fire officials and politicians from past and present gathered to honor the occasion.

Firefighters, fire officials and politicians from past and present gathered to honor the occasion. (10/3/13)

THE BRONX - Firefighters at Ladder 49 in Highbridge are celebrating 100 years of service.

Ladder 49 was created in 1913 and still stands today on Ogden Avenue. Firefighters from past and present gathered to honor the occasion and were joined by fire officials and politicians.

Even though these men have one of the hardest jobs, they say it's also one of the most rewarding.
 

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