Pacific Coast Departments.

Issue 10 and Volume 1892 12.

Pacific Coast Departments. The Pacific Underwriter makes the following addition to the coast list : SPOKANE, WASH. Water supply : Twenty-three new hydrants set; new mains laid. Fire department : Sixteen full paid men added to department ; foreman appointed for each company ; eleven new Interstate fire alarm boxes placed ; fire limits extended. SEATTLE, WASH. Fire department : Number of hose companies increased to seven by addition of volunteer hose company at Fremont; number of men increased to 102—30 being volunteer. Recommendations of chief of department are before city council. Water supply : City will test new compound duplex Ilolly pump (capacity claimed, 6,000,000 gallons) this week. If contract has been carried out with city this pump will be put to immediate use. Pumphouse on Lake Union discontinued; additional auxiliary pumps set; new mains laid and extended; additional hydrants set ; pumping capacity increased. PASADENA, CAL. Two new…

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