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FIRE NEWS OF THE WEEK.

Issue 14 and Volume 35.

FIRE NEWS OF THE WEEK. (SPECIAL CORRESPONDENCE OF FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING ) Joseph Fritch is the new fire chief at Bloomingdale, Mich. H. A. Jones, elected chief of the Adams, Mass., fire district. Palatka, Fla., will probably soon have a paid or partially paid fire department. Anniston, Ala., offers over $300 in prizes at the firemen’s tournament to be held there on May 18. The Juarez, Mexico, smelter and concentrating plants, owned by New York capitalists, burned. The loss was $130,000. 1 en families were made homeless at Chicago, and a loss of $20,000 incurred by the burning of the Emmerick flats, 1438-44 Cornelia street. At Mendota, Ill., all the fire alarm boxes have been supplied with a small additional box, with a glass door, containing the key to the alarm box. Washington, D. C., it is said, is soon to be supplied with reducers so as to enable…

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