Paid Fire Force for Montclair, N. J.

Issue 14 and Volume 55.

Paid Fire Force for Montclair, N. J. Arrangements are being made to convert the Montclair, N. J., fire department from a part paid to a full paid force on May 1. The change will replace 42 “call” firemen by nearly as many paid men, headed by Chief F. E. Williams, who will receive a salary of $2,500 a year. The cost of the proposed paid force over the present call force will be about $7,500 annually. It is also proposed to add more automobile apparatus. There are already four pieces besides a car for the chief.

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