Issue 24 and Volume 19.

THE LONDON FIRE TOURNAMENT. AS if to accentuate the union of spirit that exists between the fire-fighters of the old and the new worlds, an international tournament and exhibition of fire apparatus and goods more or less appertaining to fire service is to be begun in London next week, at which representatives from colonial fire departments and those of Europe and America will be present. The object for which the gathering takes place is a noble one —the increase of the fund for the widows and orphans of British firemen—those who are left behind after the husband and father, the main stay and support of the family, has fallen at the post of duty, or died after a long and worthy career in a service which demands of him not only all his time, but also the devotion of his life itself, if called upon,in defence of the lives and…

Subscribe to unlock this content

Subscribe Now