Fire Bids Opened.

Issue 21 and Volume 50.

Fire Bids Opened. CLAYTON, Mo.—Contract for a combination wagon was awarded to the Robinson Fire Apparatus Manufacturing Company, of St. Louis, Mo., at $650. WASHINGTON, D. C.—Commissioners of the District of Columbia received bids on November 9 for one auto pumping engine for use in the fire department as follows: Ahrens Fox Fire Engine Company, Cincinnati, O., $8,000; Webb Motor Fire Apparatus Company, St. Louis, Mo., $8,490; alternate, $7,900. Watrous Engine VVorks Company, St. Paul, Minn., $10,000; Robinson Fire Apparatus and Manufactur ng Company, St. .Louis, Mo., $8,444; alternate, $8,000. Knox Automobile Company, Springfield, Mass., $9,850; alternate, $8,750. HOLYOKE, Mass.—It is reported that contract for two aerial ladder trucks has been let to the American-La France Fire Engine Company, of Elmira, N. Y., at $10,000. Tractors for said apparatus will probably be purchased later. FORT MASON, Cal.—The contract for installing a fire alarm system at Fort Mason has been awarded…

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