Fire Department Doings

Issue 26 and Volume 51.

Fire Department Doings The estimated losses by fire in the United States and Canada, reported for the week ending June 24, amounted to $2,304,000. Kenosha, Wis., will add to the number of its firemen and increase their pay. The New Orleans, La., fire loss for May was $9,392, involving an insurance of $693,000. The only motor vehicles in Duluth, Minn., allowed to use sirens are those of the fire department. The Illinois Fire Prevention Association has inaugurated a campaign of education for the prevention of fires. All the old officers oi the Middletown, N. Y , fire department, with Chief Higham, have been unanimously reelected. At Belle Fourche, S. Dak., where the fire department is volunteer, an up-to-date fire alarm system has been installed. During May there were 2,347 fires in the State of Mississippi. The aggregate loss was $246,801, with an insurance of $931,398. Oakland, Cal., has added more…

Subscribe to unlock this content

Subscribe Now