Leadership

MIDDLEBORO, MASS., FIRE DEPARTMENT.

Issue 14 and Volume 19.

MIDDLEBORO, MASS., FIRE DEPARTMENT. The annual report of the Middleboro, Mass., fire department shows that its personnel consists of Chief Engineer Kingman; Assistant Engineers,Sparrow, Churbuck, Day, and Sherman; 1 hook and ladder company of 25 men; 1 chemical engine company of 15 men; one hose company of 20 men, 4 hose companies of 8 men each, and a fire police force of 15 men—112 in all, with 5 buildings used for department purposes. The fire apparatus consists of 1 hook and ladder truck with the requisite equipments; 1 No. 4 Babcock doubletank chemical engine; I hose wagon, and 4 hose reels, and 5,000 feet of hose in good condition. There are 102 hydrants all in good working order. There are 9 1-2 miles of electric fire alarm line; 19 signal boxes, I No. 2 C.amewell bell striker, 1 37-cell battery; 2 galvanometers; 1 switchboard; 2 testboards, besides I 4,495-pound bell;…

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