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FIRE NEWS

Issue 19 and Volume 1894 15.

FIRE NEWS As Danvers, Mass., firemen were refused $2,000 for a fire alarm telegraph the water commissioners will ask for an additional appropriation of $5,000 to build a new reservoir to hold 7,000,000 gallons of water. Leominster, Mass., is looking for more pressure on its hydrants. In the business section the pressure averages but 35 pounds, whereas it should not be less than 60 pounds. The town proposes to petition the legislature to increase its bonded debt, the money to be used on the water works. The drill school of the Boston fire department was organized Monday. It comprises two classes of 20 men each. The term of service is 30 days. During that period the classes will receive two hours’ instruction every day. One class has its hours from 10 to 12, and the other from 3 to 5 o’clock. The school is under the charge of Capt. John…

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