January 25, 1955, Hoffmeister Farm on Wintergreen Avenue. Co. 5 alumnus Tom Waite donated these photos at the 11/11/11 Centennial Dinner. He shot them at a fire at the Hoffmeister Farm in early 1955. The pumper operator is Bill Hines. A year later, he was promoted to lieutenant. Bill was still on the job when he passed away in May 1979 after a brief illness.