Leadership

MORRISTOWN, N. J., FIRE DEPARTMENT

Issue 4 and Volume 47.

MORRISTOWN, N. J., FIRE DEPARTMENT The city of Morristown, N. J., enjoys the reputation of having a well equipped department, which is shown in the following description: It consists of two steamer companies, one hook and ladder company, one chemical engine company, one independent hose company, with a board of tire wardens or special police. The steamer companies are equipped, one with a La France engine, second size, the other with an American engine second size. The truck carries one 55-foot extension ladder and other ladders of a total length of about 300 feet, and is also equipped with hooks, axes, picks, searchlights, door openers and four 5-gallon extinguishers. The truck company also operates a “still alarm wagon,” which carries six 5-gallon extinguishers, together with axes, picks and short ladders. The chemical engine is a new one, built by the American-La France Fire Engine Company, and is an automobile machine,…

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