The Baltimore Annual Report.

Issue 9 and Volume 1892 11.

The Baltimore Annual Report. Chief John M. Hennick favors us with a copy of the report of the Baltimore department for 1891. The work is very complete and exhaustive and shows great care in its preparation. Many recommendations are made and special emphasis is given to the necessity of increased equipment. The chief says: There will be required for the year 1892, 9000 feet of new hose, 7000 feet of fabric hose, 2000 feet of which it needed for No. 4 Engine Company, and 1000 feet of gum hose, 500 feet of two and one-half-inch hose for No. 12 Engine Company, and 500 feet of three-inch hose for the fire boat Cataract. 1 would recommend that six new hose wagons be purchased and six of the hose carriages be altered to hose wagons, so as to have a hose wagon in service with each engine company. Also, that a second…

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