Issue 15 and Volume 18.

WHAT THEY SAY [THE JOURNAL does not hold itself responsible for the ideas, opinions or prejudices expressed by its correspondents. Our policy is to give everyone fair play, and our desire is to place on record the experience of practical firemen in the management of fires, fire apparatus and all that pertains to the fire service. To this end, we permit the greatest latitude of expression to correspondents, simply requiring them to avoid personalities, and expecting them to state facts.] THE NASHVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT. NASHVILLE, TENN., October 3.—The fire department of this place is something of which wc are proud. It isn’t very big, and it isn’t faultless, but it has proved big enough for us so far, and its few defects serve to emphasize its many good points, and will, doubtless, be remedied in time. The department has five Ahrens engines in service, with their hose carts, and 750…

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