Leadership

REPORTS.

Issue 4 and Volume 1895 16.

REPORTS. Seattle, Wash. The annual report of the Fire Commissioners and Chief Hunt have been filed with the city clerk. The report is very thorough, and deals with several matters of especial interest to those concerned with the department’s affairs. Speaking of the question of hose, the report says: “There is in use 11,800 feet of 2 1-2 inch cotton hose, 2,000 of which is first and the balance second class; 1,250 feet of 2 1-2 inch rubber hose in poor condition, and 000 feet of 3 1-2 inch rubber hose in poor condition. The supply of first-class hose is inadequate and there should be no delay in procuring at least 5,000 feet of 2 1-2 inch cotton rubber lined hose, and 750 feet of 3 1-2 inch rubber hose. “The department answered.156 alarms, 41 less than during the previous year. Of the total number of alarms 67 were from…

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