Issue 9 and Volume 31.

PACIFIC COAST FIRE NOTES. (Special correspondence of FIRE AND WATER.) Mr A. G. Long, the Pacific coast agent of the Fire Extinguisher Manufacturing company, installed at North Yakima. Wash., a combination Champion, chemical fire engine and hose wagon, having two chemical cylinders, each of forty gallons capacity and steel hose bed for carrying 1,000 feet of half-inch fire hose. Chief Hauser is proud of it, as also are the city authorities. It is an exact duplicate of the combination engine delivered to the city of Seattle in November last. North Yakima has a fine team of horses, weighing about 1.500 each, and A. J. Lynch, formerly in the Tacoma fire department, is employed as driver. There are also four permanent firemen in the fire hall.—Chief Campbell, of Portland. Ore , is applying for a hose tower and other necessary improvements for his fire department.—Vancouver. B. C.. and Nelson. B. C„…

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