Early City Directory Tells of Fire Alarms
How to report a fire, as given in the Guthrie city Directory published in 1896; "Guthrie Fire Alarm System.
Directions-To turn in alarm give one long ring (10 or 12 turns of the crank continuously) then take telephone off hook, place same to ear firmly and repeat the exact location of fire, slowly, until fire station answers 'all right."
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