Issue 20 and Volume 34.

FIRE NEWS OF THE WEEK. (SPECIAL CORRESPONDENCE OF FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING) All the Columbus, S. C., paid firemen have resigned. The fire department of Akron, Ohio, will not be reduced. Davenport, Ia., has two new hose wagons, one with rubber tires. Suffield, Conn., has dedicated its new fire department headquarters. Fairgrove, Mich., has a fire department, with engine and hose cart, etc. Lumber losses in Wisconsin have been unusually numerous and heavy of late. Protection engine company, of Honesdale, Pa., recently celebrated its jubiiee. The new No. 5 engine house for the Pittsburg. Pa., fire department has been opened. Coopersburg, Pa., has organised a fire company, of which Daniel H. Fleihr is president. The talk about removing Chief McConnell, of Buffalo, has ended as it began—in talk. The firemen of Brazil, Ind., will probably have their salaries raised from $40 to $50 per month. Davenport, Ia., has purchased two…

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