Leadership

FIRE NEWS OF THE WEEK

Issue 6 and Volume 38.

FIRE NEWS OF THE WEEK Special correspondence of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING Bloomington, Ill., has had a successful firemen’s carnival. Chief James M. Murphy, of the Lapeer, Mich., fire department, is dead. A fire station will probably be built in the Second ward of Freeport, Ill. The Gamewell fire alarm system to be installed at Suffern, N. Y., will cost $1,200. “Mack,” a celebrated horse of the Sioux City, la., fire department, and one of its fastest goers is dead. On August 1 the Penn Yan, N. Y., fire department had its annual parade and inspection of the fire department. Chief Goschee, who is in command of the Oskaloosa, la., fire department, had to fight thirtyfive fires last year. Staples, Minn., had a $12,000 fire. A general store was burned. The avoidable lack of fire protection comes heavy. The Kirkwood, Mo., volunteer fire company has a membership of twenty-tour, all…

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