Issue 24 and Volume 1891 9.

FIRE DEPARTMENT NEWS. The monthly report of Fire Marshal Lewis of Brooklyn, N. Y., shows the number of fires ami estimated losses during the month of May to be as follows: Total numer of fires, 143. Loss on buildings, $8700; loss on contents, $18,000. Total estimated loss, $26,700. Insurance on buildings, $83,000; insurance on contents, $40,000. Total estimated insurance, $123,000. The New York Police and Fire Commissioners have agreed upon a joint rule requiring the officers and men of the two departments to co-operate at fires for the protection of life and property. Should at any time danger arise from unsafe or (ailing walls, spread ol tire, explosions, or any other cause necessitating the temporary stoppage of travel through any of the sheets adjacent to the fire, it is made the duty of the officers in command of the forces of the lire department to give notice to that effect…

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