German Fire Statistics.

Issue 14 and Volume 1893 13.

German Fire Statistics. The great variety of fire systems, many of them the slow outgrowth of years, in vogue in the different German cities makes any intelligent comparison of them impossible. Aside from the professional and volunteer force of firemen, there is —notably in some of the smaller cities—an established compulsory service. The following table gives the size and strength of the leading city brigades:

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