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LARCHMONT AND ITS FIRE DEPARTMENT.

Issue 18 and Volume 29.

LARCHMONT AND ITS FIRE DEPARTMENT. The annual report of the chief engineer of the fire department of Larchmont, N. Y., for the year ending April 4, 1901, states that its manual force consists of 218 members divided into one engine company, one hose company, one hook and ladder company, one lifesaving and protective corps, one ambulance corps, and three auxiliaries. The life-saving and protective corps is composed of a detail from the companies of two officers and eleven men; the ambulance corps, of three medical officers, a captain, and a detail from each company. Those detailed to the auxiliary corps, both officers and men, live in the immediate neighborhood of their respective apparatus, which consists of hose, nozzles, lanterns, and tools. They are thus enabled to respond quickly to an alarm of fire. The engine, hose, and hook and ladder apparatus are equipped with swinging harness, or can be drawn…

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