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LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND.

Issue 18 and Volume 36.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND. The Liverpool fire brigade, for many years regarded as one of the best equipped in England, has put into service the very latest invention in fire extinguishing apparatus. This machine, which was expressly built to meet the requirements of Fire Superintendent Thomas, is a combined chemical and steam motor fire engine. It carries a sixty-gallon chemical cylinder, with hose attached, and can turn out at one minutes’ notice under its own steam, run at over twenty miles per hour to a a fire and discharge the chemical jet instantly on arrival. The main pumps, delivering 500 gallons per minute at high pressure, can he brought into service in a few seconds. The new combination machine will carry ten firemen, 1,000 feet delivery hose, suction-pipe and all necessary appliances for working. Oil fuel is used in a special burner of ingenious construction, and tanks are provided to carry water…

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