Issue 18 and Volume 23.

FIRE NEWS A press report says that the fire board of Utica, N. Y., will soon purchase a truss ladder. A new engine house is to be erected at Salem, Mass,, at a cost of $14,000. At a recent meeting of the Elmwood Place, Ohio,council, the fire committee was instructed to purchase a hose wagon at a cost not to exceed $450. The South Portland hose company, Portland, Me., contemplates getting a ladder truck, new suits, etc. Syracuse, N.Y.. expects to expend $3,500 in placing underground police and fire department wires. The report of the fire commissioners of Holyoke, Mass., Includes a recommendation for a new house for headquarters, a new house at Oakdale, a double-tank combination hose and chemical wagon for the Highlands, etc. A very destructive fire in Glasgow, Scotland, ravaged the Clydesdale district of city, totally destroying several large buildings, injuring the magnificent Roman Catholic cathedral of…

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