Canadian Fightfighters in England
A total of 422 men volunteered from across Canada to form the Corps of Canadian Fire Fighters under the direction of G.E. Huff of Brantford, Ontario.
The Corps arrived in Britain in May, 1942, and manned six stations.
- London – HQ
- Southhampton – 2
- Portsmouth – 2
- Plymouth – 1
- Bristol – 1
In a 2 1/2 year period, Corps members worked countless times at risk in perilous conditions to effect rescues and battle fires started by bombing.
Listen to a BBC broadcast about firefighters by Herbert Morrison in 1940
Canadian Fire Fighters Museum
95 Mill St. South in Port Hope, Ontario Canada
Mailing Address: Box 325, Port Hope, Ontario L1A 3W3
Telephone/Fax: 905-885-8985 or