Issue 16 and Volume 38.

FIRE NEWS OF THE WEEK Special correspondence of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING Galesburg, Ill., has a new LaFrance chemical engine. Alderman George Hughes is now fire chief at Cedar, Ia. The new fire department at Peewee Valley, Ky., is volunteer. The Baltimore, Md., firemen have now four days off every month. The Salina, Kan., fire department has elected A. W. Stevenson chief. G. J. Angevin re-elected chief of the Mount Vernon, N. Y., fire department. Chicopee, Mass., had no fire parade this year, only a very strict investigation. A. Benaird is the new foreman of Assumption hose company, Napoleonville, Ohio. New Orleans has a fireboat, the Sampson, a large, converted ocean-going New York harbor tug. At Marinette, Wis., the N. Ludmgton company’s wharves and lumber burned; loss, $100,000. W. G. Shaffer fire chief at New Hampton, Ia. At Sturgis, S. Dak., the new fire chief is H. D. Borger. The…

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