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Annual Report of Manchester, England, Fire Brigade

Issue 15 and Volume 57.

Annual Report of Manchester, England, Fire Brigade Chief Officer Frederic Baylis, of the Fire Brigade of Manchester, England, has issued the brigade report for the year ending December 31st, 1914. which is addressed to the Fire Brigade Sub-Committee and which shows that the total number of alarms of fire which the brigade attended during the year was 660; of these. 571 were fires and 89 were false or chimney fires. The total loss was estimated at £207,408, and the value of property at risk was £4,789,422. Twenty-five of the fires were in the outside districts protected by the brigade—Droylsden, Stretford and the Ship Canal Estate. At these fires the total loss was estimated at £469, and £237,166 was assumed to have been at risk. As compared with the year before, there was a total decrease of £764,790 in the amount at risk, and a decrease of £5,008. Compared with the…

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