Leadership

Nashville Fire Department.

Issue 1 and Volume 44.

Nashville Fire Department. Nashville, Tenn., is a rapidly growing city and, to meet the need of fire protection in the extreme western portion of its limits, an extradouble-tank, 85-gal. chemical engine was placed in service in temporary quarters, last year at the car barns in Western Nashville. Chief A. A, Rozetta now recommends that a lot should be purchased and at up-to-date firehouse built upon it. On another lot owned by the city he would have an enginehouse fully equiped with men and apparatus. He also asks for the installation of four additional fire-alarm boxes. The department has fifteen stations and has the following equipment manned by no officers and men: Steam fire engines, 9; chemical engines, 2; aerial hook and ladder trucks, 2; hose wagon, with turretnozzle; combination hose and chemical wagons, 5; hose carriages, 4; hose, rubber, in good condition. 3.050 ft.; in fair condition, 1,750 ft.; cotton…

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