Dorset Fire Rangers : Late 1890s through to the 1960s
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This is a photo of Dorset towerman Ferg McGuire. The towermen watched for signs of forest fires, so that the fire ranger crews could be sent to extinguish them.
Fergus McGuire was our last towerman. The following year 1967 the present day tower was completed, The end of an era of the way our forest were protected, and a new way began.
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