Former Elgin County Warden Dave Rock has donated to the Archives a large collection of documents, photographs and research files documenting the history of the St. Thomas Fire Department, 1877-ca. 2000. The collection also includes records documenting the history of ambulance services in the City of St. Thomas and Elgin County, ca. 1930-ca. 1970. The accompanying photograph from the Dave Rock Collection shows the St. Thomas Fire Department at the Southwick Street Fire Hall in St. Thomas, 1877.