Issue 7 and Volume 26.

FIRE NEWS Fire Commissioner Scannell has at last been able to carry out former Chief Bonner’s plan of utilizing the ferryboats on either side of each river for the purpose of transporting the tire apparatus from one borough to another, immediately upon the arrival of officers of the department with their apparatus, at the ferry-houses, so that, in case it becomes necessary to transport a number of companies from one borough to another, they can be called for to report with their apparatus at the ferry-houses, wherever desired (or at the bridge entrances), to respond for service on either side of the river, when they will be furnished with immediate transportation by the officers in charge of the ferryboats, without waiting for the regular schedule time of sailing, which will enable them to reach tne scene of a tire in the opposite borough without delay. The only ferries where this…

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