Fire Department Doings

Issue 26 and Volume 50.

Fire Department Doings The estimated losses by fire in the United States and Canada, reported for the week ending December 25, amounted to $4,281,000. A new fire station has been opened at Muscatine, Ia. The city council of Cadillac, Mich., has approved the appointment of a fire chief at a salary of $1,000 a year. Members of the Richmond, Va., fire department have petitioned the city council for a ten per cent increase in their salaries. C. Halzenthaler, 50 East Tenth street, New York, recently supplied the Syracuse fire department with sixteen dozen fire caps. hour new companies, including two equipped with auto apparatus, will be added to the New Orleans, La., lire department on January 1. Marinette, Wis., fire fighters are to have a day off every five days in the future instead of only once a week as the custom has been in the past This will give…

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