Leadership

Chief Mullen Wants an Auxiliary Pressure System.

Issue 6 and Volume 46.

Chief Mullen Wants an Auxiliary Pressure System. When the matter of installing a new high pressure auxiliary water system, for fire protection in Boston, with a pumping station at the Charles river basin, comes before the next legislature, it will receive the hearty support of officials of the lire department, as well as city officials, according to an opinion expressed by Chief Mullin of the fire department. “Fire department officials have made a thorough study of this matter for a number of years,” says Chief Mullin, “and are confident that it would be one of the most beneficial additions to the fire protection system ever installed. “It is estimated that the total cost of the system would he about $1,000,000. We do not ask this sum all in one lump, but if an appropriation of $100,000 or $125,000 was made each year the work would he completed in nine or…

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