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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 15 (524 Osborne Street, Winnipeg)

Designed by Winnipeg architect brothers Alexander D. Melville and William N. Melville, and opened in 1913 at the southeast corner of Pembina Street (now Osborne Street) at Arnold Avenue, the building served as Fire Hall No. 15 until 1974 when it was closed. Following the formation of the Winnipeg ambulance service in 1975, it was converted into an ambulance station between 1975 and 1978 and re-designated as Ambulance Station No. 10. In November 2014, the building became a municipally-designated historic site.

Fire Hall No. 15

Fire Hall No. 15 (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, George Harris Fonds, Acc. 1979-141, P7447, Album 4, Page 23.

The former Fire Hall No. 15

The former Fire Hall No. 15 (June 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.86573, W97.13469
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 1 / Central Fire Hall (110 Albert Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 2 / South Fire Hall (Smith Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Fighters Museum of Winnipeg / Fire Hall No. 3 (56 Maple Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 4 (470 Gertrude Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 5 (354 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 7 (349 Burrows Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 8 (325 Talbot Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 9 (1466 William Avenue West, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 10 (845 Sargent Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 11 (180 Sinclair Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 12 (1055 Dorchester Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 13 (410 Cathedral Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 14 (161 Lipton Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 15 (524 Osborne Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Boniface Fire Hall (212 rue Dumoulin, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. James Fire Hall (200 Berry Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Vital Museum / St. Vital Fire Hall (600 St. Mary’s Road, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Transcona Municipal Office and Fire Hall (Victoria Avenue West, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fire Hall No. 25 (701 Day Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Transcona Public Safety Building / Fire Hall No. 21 / Police Station No. 4 (730 Pandora Avenue West, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Boniface Fire Hall No. 2 / Police Station (328 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Sources:

“One new fire hall certain this year,” Manitoba Free Press, 25 July 1913, page 15.

“Closing of seven fire stations worrisome; Commissioner sees more safety in merger,” Winnipeg Free Press, 14 October 1972, page 3.

“Fire Department history is one of humor and sorrow,” by Barry Mullin, Winnipeg Free Press, 7 May 1974, page 20C.

“Fire Dept. responce to hospitals held slow,” Winnipeg Free Press, 17 July 1974, page 3.

“A ‘quiet’ Friday for the five-minute men,” Winnipeg Free Press, 20 June 1979, page 2.

We Hold Thee Safe by Halldor Kenneth Bjarnason, 2004.

“Historical nodes for fire halls,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 November 2014, page B5.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 12 January 2017

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