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New York State Fire News.

Issue 1 and Volume 44.

New York State Fire News. The combined wooden bosehouse and jail at Rouse’s Point has been burned, with a loss of $3,000.—The Hudson Valley Firemen’s association, which has been in session at Ossining, has voted to hold its next convention at Hudson. Fifty companies took part in the parade at Ossining.—The death is announced at Catskill of William A. Baker, former chief of the Catskill fire department. Typhoid pneumonia carried him off after a short illness, aged 37. He was a prominent fireman, a member of Citizens’ hose company, and the Hudson Valley and Greene County Firemen’s associations.—The Middletown fire department has elected by acclamation the following officers: Chief, Charles Higham, Mombergers company; first assistant chief, Leon Simpson, of Eagles company; second assistant chief, Frank H. Schoonmaker, of Excelsiors company; treasurer, Archibald Taylor, the same company; secretary, Burton L. La Monte, of Eagles company.—At Watertown the big 2-story frame building…

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