Leadership

Nashville’s Fire Service.

Issue 24 and Volume 1891 10.

Nashville’s Fire Service. Chief E. M. Carell of the Nashville (Tenn.) Fire Department recently gave to a reporter some interesting information regarding the present status of his department, and the additions and improvements which he considered advisable in order to keep pace with the growth of the city. The apparatus of the department now consists of five Ahrens steam fire engines, of a throwing capacity of 750 gallons each per minute; five hose carriages, a city hook and ladder truck, a double eighty gallon tank chemical engine and an aerial truck, this last as yet not regularly manned. There are fifty, three men in the force. The engines are located as follows : No. 1 on North College street, between Taylor and Monroe ; No. 3 on South Market, between Highland and Elm ; No. 4 on Woodland, between Fourth and Fifth ; No. 5 on McLemore, between Broad and…

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