Issue 17 and Volume 56.

FIRE PREVENTION There were 85 alarms in September, at Los Angeles, Cal., with a loss of $32,340 on buildings, and $23,445 on contents, a total loss of $55,785. Chief Engineer Little, of Rochester, N. Y., has sent a note of warning to householders to see that furnace connections are in proper shape before starting fires. Former Assistant Chief Arthur B. Jones, of Salem, Mass., gave a stereopticon talk on “Fire Fighting” at a smoker at the Providence. R. I., Central Club, October 13. Baltimore, Md., which was one of the. first municipalities in the United States to establish a fire prevention bureau, and it is accomplishing excellent results, will probably have a Fire Prevention Day in November. The fire commissioners have the matter under consideration. The lowest September in the history of the Oklahoma Fire Marshal’s office in point of fire waste, aggregated for the thirty days, $106,645. The fire…

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