Animals: Fire Horse

Last week died Thelma, 37, for 27 years private fire horse of Archie Goodwin, private fireman of Auburn, N. Y.

A sleek, black pony, Thelma was too small to be a real fire horse. So was her master. He was rejected by Auburn's fire department because he stood only 5 ft. 2 in. He turned his barn into a miniature fire station, installed a gong which registered all city alarms, bought a small buggy which he painted red. Then he bought Thelma, trained her to run from her stall at the sound of the...

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