Leadership

THE FIRE DEPARTMENTS.

Issue 1 and Volume 1891 10.

THE FIRE DEPARTMENTS. At Newtown, Long Island, there are six fireworks factories within the limits of the town. Explosions have occurred in the factories from time to time, and in the latest explosion a boy was killed and a man seriously injured. The Board of Health having been petitioned to condemn the factories as nuisances, as they are in a thickly settled section of the town, has now adopted a report condemning the factories and ordering the proprietors to stop the manufacture of fireworks within the limits of the town, And justly, too. There is plenty of room for them in the open country. The New York State Council Order American Firemen will hold its fifth annual convention in Clarendon Hall, New York city, on July 14, 15 and t6. The first two days will be devoted to the work of the convention, and on the third day the delegates…

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