Annual Report of Utica Fire Department.

Issue 4 and Volume 47.

Annual Report of Utica Fire Department. The interesting and complete annual report of Chief Sullivan, of the Utica, N. Y., fire department, shows that during the year 250 fire alarms were received, of which 16 were false alarms. The fire damage on buildings is placed at $36,-142.07, and the damage to the contents of the buildings, $46,298.40. The insurance loss was $73,041.07, and there was no insurance on property valued at $14,021. There were used 680,425 gallons of water and 3,220 gallons of chemical. Defective chimneys caused 22 fires, overheated stoves 10, children with matches 7, and electric wires 7. All the department apparatus is reported to be in first-class condition. The entire amount of hose was tested in the month of August. Of a total of 15,900 feet, 450 feet was found worthless and 800 feet in a condition that required repairs, which were made and the hose retested.…

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