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NEW JERSEY FIRE NOTES.

Issue 20 and Volume 31.

NEW JERSEY FIRE NOTES. (Special correspondence of FIRE AND WATER.) NEWARK, N. J., May 12, 1902. The Newark fire department and the Newark fire patrolmen are on the most friendly terms and on every occasion work hand and hand together. The fire patrolmen are as fearless about exposing their lives as the regular firemen, as was shown during the recent big fire in the extensive warehouse plant of Amos Van Horn. The patrol never worked harder than on that occasion. Their wagons made seven or eight trips each for extra covers, and never in the twenty-three years’ history of the corps have so many covers been spread and so many thousand dollars worth of property saved. The men covered all the floors in the entire building and took big chances for their lives as they did so. Superintendent F. J. Meeker, of the corps, was overcome by smoke, but recovered…

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