Leadership

Motor Fire Apparatus

Issue 25 and Volume 51.

Motor Fire Apparatus San Jose, Cal., is to purchase two motor fire engines. Birmingham, Ala., has a motor hose wagon in every fire station. Moline, Ill., has added a motor truck to its department, costing $3,500. An agitation of the motor fire apparatus subject has commenced at Mankato, Minn. Rockford, III., has bought a $9,000 automobile fire engine from the Ahrens-Fox Company of Cincinnati. New Castle, Pa., is planning a $15,000 bond issue for fire department improvements. Motor apparatus will be installed. Nanticoke, Pa., has received its new Seagraves motor truck. It is painted white and will be used by the Stickney hose company. It cost $5,000. Chief W. W. Bridgeford, of Albany, N. Y., is to have a motor car. It will be painted red, trimmed with brass and will seat four persons. It is 42 horsepower, capable of developing 70 miles per hour. Detroit, Mich., has placed an…

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