Fire Protection in Cities.

Issue 3 and Volume 1893 14.

Fire Protection in Cities. We give place to the following article which appeared recently under the above heading, in our Colorado contemporary, Mining and Scientific Review: Fire Chief Hale’s crack fire company of Kansas City, with its modern fire extinguishing apparatus and superbly trained horses, easily walked off with the prize at the international competitive fire drill in England. One of the team in writing to the New York journal, EIRE ANIJ WATER, while commenting on the old fashioned fire engines and other apparatus used in Europe as contrasted with latest American devices, rather naively expresses astonishment at the safe and substantial construction of English and Scotch building in regard to fire risks, He would find the same difference on the continent. Now America and Europe hare chosen diametrically opposite policies in the matter of fire protection. Over there they do not bother so much about putting out fires, for…

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