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Alphonso Williams Making a presentation to Miss E. Innerarity

"They both have something to smile about...Fire Supt. Alphonso Williams receiving a gift of a gas stove for the Portland Fire Brigade Association for use in Port Antonio's new fire station from Portland parish Council Secretary Miss E. Innerarity."

Assistant Superintendent Alphonso Williams

"Next super? The Parish Councils Services Commission has recommended to the Portland Parish Council that acting Assistant Superintendent Alphonso Williams be promoted to the rank of Superintendent in the Council service effective April 1."


Fireman extinguishing flames in a burning building.

Just a trickle

"Just a trickle: A fireman holding his hose and hoping that the pressure would build up as fire raged in the house."

Liquid food store room

"A fireman goes through cooling down operations after a fire at the Liquid Foods store room on Hagley Park Road."

The Trinity Church in Kingston, Jamaica

Scene outside the Trinity Church in Kingston, Jamaica during the great Kingston fire of 1843. Some persons are fleeing the scene while others congregate outside the burning church, watching as men try to extinguish the flames.