Fire Department Notes from Virginia.

Issue 21 and Volume 1891 9.

Fire Department Notes from Virginia. (Front an Occasional Correspondent.) PORTSMOUTH, Va., May 15.—There is little of interest to note from this section; not even a slight blaze. The Norfolk Fire Department has adopted the New York style of regulation fatigue cap. It is an acceptable change from the fire hat. The commissioners are still pushing improvements; the getting of heaters is only a question of a short time, when all of the engines will be ready to go to work at very short notice. Chief Kevill and tbe members of the department are all enj yng good health. The Suffolk Fire Department had quite a blaze to contend with a few days ago, but was successful in controlling it. The State firemen’s annual convention takes place on June 3 and 4 at Danville. Invitations have been sent out all over the State to all fire departments and companies, and to…

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