Leadership

Pawtucket an Central Falls Fire Equipment.

Issue 4 and Volume 47.

Pawtucket an Central Falls Fire Equipment. A correspondent of this journel expresses himself on the condition of the apparatus in Paw tucket and Central Falls as follows: “For the year ending in December, the industrial centres of Pawtucket and Central Falls, R. I., have had the largest fire losses experienced in many years. This is interesting and attracting more than pass ing notice as being coincident with findings of the National Board of Fire Underwriters, the New England Insurance Exchange, the business men’s committee, the local press and the mayors of both cities, all of whom are agreed that seri ous defects exist in the apparatus of both cities. It seems incredible that in the fire department of the tw’o places named and particularly in a community of 75,000 people engaged exclusively in the mechanical arts, that, irrespective of a generally good water system, such valuable adjuncts as fire engines…

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