Issue 10 and Volume 31.

FIRE NEWS OF THE WEEK. (SPECIAL CORRESPONDENCE OF FIRE AND WATER.) Kilbourn, Wis., has elected F. R. Snider chief of its fire department. The fire loss of Des Moines, Ia., during 1901 amounted to $415,184. Red Wing, Minn., is agitating the appointment of a permanent paid chief. Charles A. Salter has been appointed chief of the Omaha, Neb., fire department. Jamaica, Brooklyn, New York, has elected W. August Shipley chief of the local fire department. From twenty-one to forty-five is now the limit of age for entrance into the fire department of Camden, N. J. Chief Regis H. Post has presented a fine piano to the volunteer fire department of Bayport (L. I.), N. Y. George Oliver has been elected chief of the newly organised volunteer fire department of Chadwicks. N. Y. According to the report of the salvage corps of St. Louis, Mo., last year’s fire loss in that…

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