As with many other things in our world today, firefighting has changed during the last 150 years. With many improvements from the days of the "bucket brigade" using water from wells and cisterns, firefighters today employ new techniques and enjoy quicker response times in order to more effectively protect citizens and property from fire. Arkadelphia's transformation into the modern era of firefighting paralleled that in other cities and towns around the nation.
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Richter, Wendy Bradley, "Evolution of Arkadelphia's firefighting equipment" (2017). Articles. 183.