Issue 12 and Volume 1881 7.

THE DUBLIN FIRE BRIGADE. From the report of Chief Engram, of the Dublin Fire Brigade, we gather the following particulars: The Brigade consists of 1 Chief, 3 officers, 20 first class, 1 third class, and 5 fourth class Firemen ; 2 medium size Steam Fire Engines, 3 first class Hand Engines, 1 Hose Carriage and 2 Jumpers, and 8 Fire Escape Stations. The total number of alarms received during the year 1880 was 301; of these 5 were false; 191 proved to be chimney fires; 105 were fires, of which one resulted in total destruction of buildings, 7 in serious damage, 93 slight, 2 hay-ricks, and 2 not attended. Thpre were 5 fires outsidp the city. The Chief appends a rough estimate (the greater part of which was furnished by insurance offices) of the amount of property destroyed and saved within the last ten years, in which the brigade were…

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