Issue 5 and Volume 38.

FIRE NEWS OF THE WEEK Special correspondence of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING Clintonville, Ia., is reorganising its fire department. Incendiarism is greatly on the increase everywhere. There were thirty-live fires at Oskaloosa, Ia., last year. Crossed electric wires caused a $7,000 fire in a Chicago drug store. There seems to be an epidemic of hotel and boardinghouse tires at present. A Dubuque, la., lire department horse was struck by lightning while on its way to a lire. The cause of many apparently incendiary fires tit Marlsville. Ohio, will be investigated by the State fire marshal. At Allentown, Pa., the new abattoir of Arbogast and Bastuen, the largest in eastern Pennsylvania, burned. Loss, $125,000. Two members of the Clinton, la., lire department were badly injured in a collision between the hook and ladder wagon and a trolley car. Inadequate water pressure at Biloxi, Miss., was the cause of a $5,000 loss,…

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