Issue 2 and Volume 47.

FIRE DEPARTMENT NEWS OF THE WEEK The fire department of St. Louis, Mo., has been increased by 30 men. E. L. Wentworth was elected chief of the Coudersport, Pa., fire department. The firemen of Somerville, Mass., are now having one day off in every six. Everett, Mass., has increased the pay of call men from $75 to $125 a year. The permanent relief fund of the Urbana, Ill., fire department has been organized with $1,000 in the treasury. J. W. Sharp, the new chief of the Ashland, Wis., fire department, is said to be busy on some reforms he intends to inaugurate. O. K. Stegall, former chief of the Huntsville, Ala., fire department, has taken up the duties of that position temporarily, following the death of Chief Guscio. The new 75-foot truck and the two new engines which the city of Lancaster, Pa., recently purchased from the American-La France Fire…

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