1961 - Co. 5 President Ray Spencer and Captain Find Pedersen at one of the old round poker tables in the upstairs dayroom, long before the bunkroom was constructed. The door behind Pedersen led to one of the two bedrooms for the two career firefighters who worked there. Seventeen years later that particular bedroom was expanded into a four-bed bunkroom.
From The New Haven Journal-Courier, Friday, April 26, 1963
FIREMEN GET CHECK - Officers of the Mount Carmel Volunteer Fire Company are shown receiving a check from The Journal-Courier for their equipment fund. The members of the fire company assisted in a recent home delivery subscription drive by the newspaper in an effort to raise funds. Robert Feinn, chairman of the annual ball committee, holds the check. Others, left to right, are: Raymond K. Spencer, president of the fire company; William Buckingham, district circulation manager for The Journal Courier; and Find Pedersen, Jr., captain of the fire company.
Zukel Realty 3383 Whitney Avenue Wednesday, April 5, 1967
From The New Haven Register, Thursday, April 6, 1967
On the roof: Ff. Gilbert Spencer and Chief V. Paul Leddy. On the ground (L-R): Unidentified Hamden firefighter, Lt. Bill Hines (paid), R.K. Spencer, Unidentified Co. 5 volunteer, Co. 5 Capt. Find Pedersen, and Don Steele. (I.A. Sneiderman)
April 5, 1967 - Zukel Realty, 3383 Whitney Avenue, right across from the gas station. The old 2nd Platoon was working. (L to R) Unidentified Hamden career firefighter, Lieut. Bill Hines (career), Co. 5 Ff. Ray Spencer, unidentified Co. 5 member, Co. 5 Captain Find Peterson, Co. 5 Ff. G. Donald Steele. Career Firefighter Milner Benham and Chief V. Paul Leddy are on the roof.