Leadership

ADDITIONAL FIRE STATIONS FOR TOLEDO.

Issue 3 and Volume 41.

ADDITIONAL FIRE STATIONS FOR TOLEDO. Fire Chief William Mayo, of Toledo, Ohio, though in command of a department which has unlimited access to the city’s canals, feels the need of a firetug to utilise that water for the protection of property, as well as of a high-pressure water system downtown. He complains of the damage done to the water mains by electrolysis, which has seriously affected their efficiency and rendered them unreliable in case of fire. To improve his department directly and to enable it to keep up more effectively with the rapid grow’th of the city, he needs additional fire stations—one to be erected at the corner of Detroit and Central avenues and to be equipped with a combination wagon and service truck, and another at the corner of front street and the Wheeling crossing, to be equipped with a combination wagon and steamer. A hook and ladder truck…

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