Issue 1 and Volume 37.

FIRE NEWS OF THE WEEK Special correspondence of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING In 1904 were sold 1,000,000 of lightning arresters, fuses, etc. The whole fire loss at Holyoke, Mass., during 1904 was only $675. The Boston Firemen’s Relief fund has now a fund of $169,254. Over 200 firemen were injured last year in Philadelphia while fighting fires. Quincy, Mass., now allows its permanent firemen one day off in every eight. The Springfield, Mass., permanent firemen now get three days off in the month. Edward F. Hosmer unanimously re-elected chief of the Lowell, Mass., fire department. Friendship fire company of Wilmington, Del., has just celebrated its 129th anniversary. Today the Campion hose company, of Muscatine, la., celebrates its thirtieth birthday. Attached to the new engine house at Lynn, Mass., is a workroom, twenty-three by fifteen feet. The Waltham, Mass., firemen were called out the other day to extinguish a blaze in…

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