Leadership

Minneapolis Fire Department Report

Issue 6 and Volume 52.

Minneapolis Fire Department Report Chief C. W. Ringer, of the Minneapolis, Minn., fire department, reports: “During the last fiscal year the department has responded to 2,146 alarms of fire, as follows: F A. T., 659; telephones, 1.216; stills, 189; A. D. T., 68; personal service, 14, also 20 second alarms, 3 third alarms, 9 second and third alarms combined, 1 general alarm and 18 special calls, making a total of all kinds of alarms, 2,203. The department has traveled in response to alarms, 12,758 3/4 miles, making a total distance both ways of 26,517 1/2 miles, being an average of about 380 3/4 miles to each piece of apparatus. Engine companies have laid 082,750 feet of hose, or about 186 1/8 miles. Engine Company No. 1 laid the largest amount, or 72,500 feet. Hook and ladder companies and chemical companies have raised 50,231 feet of ladders, and hose companies carrying…

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