Issue 21 and Volume 44.

FIRE NEWS OF THE WEEK Special Correspondence of FIRL AND WATER ENGINEERING. Natural gas exploding wrecked the Badollet residence at Vincennes, Ind. Jeffersonville, Ky., has contracted for 1,000 feet of additional fire hose. The Milwaukee, Wis., fire department has been increased by sixteen new men. Ten thousand cigars were prematurely smoked during a fire in a cigar factory at Tampa, Fla. A grain elevator at Robey, Ill., burned. The fire was caused by sparks from a passing locomotive. Baltimore, Md., has awarded a contract to the Ahrens l ire Engine company for a first-size Continental engine. The Scranton, Miss., fire company recently celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary with a successful parade and ball. The waterworks system at Sutton, Neb., has been completely destroyed by fire, with an estimated loss of $200,000. At Shamokin, Pa., a forest fire caused the explosion of two nitro-glycerine magazines, containing 400 gal. of the explosive. A…

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