Fire Department Doings

Issue 13 and Volume 50.

Fire Department Doings The estimated losses by fire in the United States and Canada, reported for the week ending September 25, amounted to $1,964,000. Providence, R. I., has purchased a new 75 font aerial truck. Billerica, Mass., has built a model fire house, the entire cost of which was only $600. Pawtucket, R. I., proposes to amend its tire ordinance to admit an increase of salaries to firemen. Chief Flaherty, who assumed control of the Portland, .Me, fire department, plans to make many changes. Firemen of Cleveland, ()., have petitioned for an increase in salaries of 10 per cent, throughout the department. When the Bryantville, Mass., fire department called for assistance last week from Halifax, one man responded. Herkimer, N. Y., is having their Button fire engine rebuilt by the combination Ladder Company of Providence, R. I. Chief A. B. Canfield, Ogden, Utah, will petition the city council for the…

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