Issue 20 and Volume 1895 18.

TOLEDO, O. FIRE DEPARTMENT. The report of the fire commissioners, of Toledo, O., shows that the gross expense of the department for the year was $97,203.81. From this amount should be deducted $1,205.05, received from the saleof property by the board, leaving the total net expense of the department $96,098.76. Since the last report a Seagrave service hook and ladder truck has been purchased and placed in service at Station No. 3; a combination chemical engine and hose wagon purchased by the Milburn Wagon Company and placed in service at Station No. 9; and the old hook and ladder truck rebuilt and placed in service at Station No. 7. There are now in service 6 steam fire engines, 3 hook and ladder trucks (one aerial), 4 chemical engines (one combination), 11 hose carriages, and 46 horses. The department consists of 95 men; one chief, 2 assistants, superintendent fire alarm telegraph,…

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