Issue 13 and Volume 39.

FIRE PROTECTION FOR WONDERLAND. Boston has a new amusement park which it calls Wonderland. Its fire protection seems to be as nearly perfect as possible and is as follows: As to construction: The buildings are principally of light frame covered with tar paper and a thin sheet of asbestos on the outside, and comprise practically two groups about 250 feet apart, thus greatly reducing the liability of a total loss by conflagration. The two groups are separated by a lagoon through the centre connected by an ornamental bridge. The power plant and garage will also he largely fireproof. Inspectors, who have tints far visited the scene of construction, have expressed their satisfaction at the fidelity with which the Wonderland company is adhering to requirements. A bo.ard walk, built on piles front two to three feet above the marshy ground, will connect all the principal buildings. For fire protection: T he…

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