Issue 5 and Volume 24.

YOUNGSTOWN AND ITS FIRE DEPARTMENT. Youngstown, Ohio, has a live fire department and a live man at its head in the person of Chief Wm H. Moore, who reports that during the past year 133 alarms of fire were turned in, against 204 in the preceding year. The losses were as follows: On buildings,$41,000; on contents, $81,500; insurance paid on these, $11,735; loss above insurance,$10,750. The personnel of the force is as follows Chief; assistant chief; captains, six; firemen, twenty. The one man added to the department during the year comes in us ful to serve ut* the outside stations when one of the crew of three is absent on’his annual vacation. The apparatus is as follows: One double six’y-gation tank combination end hose wagon; three combination chemical and hose wagons, with two fourtcen-foot ladders hose wagons, with two fourteen-foot ladders each; or e aerial ladder truck, one chief’s buggy…

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