The “Fire Horses” of the Ouachita Parish Fire Department

Back in the late 1800's, after the large 1871 fire, it was decided that Monroe needed a fire department. There were no motorized fire trucks back then, so horses were often commandeered from Endom's livery to pull the hose wagon and water pump. Ouachita got their own horses finally and horses were used up until … Continue reading The “Fire Horses” of the Ouachita Parish Fire Department