WORK OF CHICAGO FIRE INSURANCE PATROL IN 1901. (Special report to FIRE AND WATER.) D. W. Gillen, secretary of the National Firemen’s Association of the United States, sends in advance the following figures of the work done in 1901, taken from his annual report to Supt. Shepherd, of the Chicago fire patrol. ft is accompanied with the amount of insurance and loss as paid by the companies. The following table shows the work done by the various companies of the patrol: *Co No. 7 was organised August 24, 1901. Co. No. 4 is a large chemical engine doing service in the Union stockyards exclusively. The insurance on buildings was $21,874,548.99; on contents. $23,265,180.19— total. $45,139,729.18. Loss on buildings. $1,456,384.15; on contents. $3,158,485.55 —total, $4,614,869.70. Total insurance, $45.139.729.18; total loss, $4,614,869.70; insurance, over loss, $40,524,859.48.