Leadership

Louisville, Ky.

Issue 14 and Volume 1892 12.

LOUISVILLE. (Continued from firs page of Illustrations.) Efficient as is the department for its size, the area to be guarded is. however, growing so rapidly that the addition of still more men and apparatus is being urged by Chief Hughes as necessary for the adequate protection of the city. The convention is to be held in the chamber of the common council, in the City Hall, one of the most imposing structures in the State. The following report of the fire department for the past fiscal year ending August 31 has been issued by Chief Edward Hughes: Number of alarms from September, 1890, to August, 1891, 475 ; second alarms, 16 ; third alarms, 1 ; automatic, 4. Number of alarms from September, 1891, to August 31, 1892 608; second alarms, 20; third alarms, 9 ; automatic, 8. Increase over last year’s alarms, 133 ; second alarms, 4 ; third…

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