Our London Letter.

Issue 13 and Volume 1893 14.

Our London Letter. (From Our Regular Correspondent.) LONDON, September 15. The new fire station at Dulwich, which was erected under the supervision of London county council at a cost of $58,000, has a large yard at back and covers an area of 25,480 feet. It provides accommodation for nine firemen, a coachman and engineer in charge, one steamer, one manual and four horses. The first floor is occupied by the engineer (three rooms, bathroom and kitchen), while the remainder of this and the higher floors are occupied by the firemen, who have two rooms and a kitchen each; twenty-seven rooms in all, in addition to engine watch and recreation rooms. It is a substantial looking building and is surmounted by a tower ninety feet high. Firemaster Wilkins of Edinburgh, than whom there are few men in Great Britain with greater fire experience, has just issued his annual report. There were…

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