Plainfield’s New Fire House.

Issue 7 and Volume 1895 16.

Plainfield’s New Fire House. PLAINFIELD’S new fire house, illustrations of which we publish herewith, by courtesy of the Daily Press of that city, is a handsome and substantial structure. It is an ornament to the town, of which Chief Doane, who furnished us the description, may well be proud. The building is fifty five ft. six in. front on grade line, and fifty ft. three in. in rears and sixty two ft. six in. deep. The apparatus floor is fifty ft. six in. by thirty-six ft. eight in. in the clear, except where the trucks stand, which is forty five ft. six in. deep, with space between stalls for overhang of ladders if necessary. The first floor is of twelve in. cone grained yellow pine, two and one half in. face. The stable and tower floors are cement throughout, except in the box stalls. The stalls have movable floors of…

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