Leadership

FIRE DEPARTMENT DOINGS

Issue 1 and Volume 58.

FIRE DEPARTMENT DOINGS From reports covering the United States and Canada the estimated losses by fire during the week ending July 3, 1915, aggregated $1,150,000 as compared with $2,922,000 for the corresponding week in 1914. For the splendid showing in the parade recently, every fireman in the New York department will have two extra leaves of absence, extending twelve hours each. An ordinance has been passed at Paterson, N. J., providing for the appointment of a third battalion chief. Captain Specht, of Truck Company No. 3, who has been a member of the department for 25 years, will be given the position. The Six-County Firemen’s Association of Pennsylvania in convention at Carbondale, June 16, unamiously passed a resolution endowing Chief H. F. Ferbcr, of Scranton, for the office of special assistant fire marshal for Pennsylvania. Battalion Chief Michael J. Martin, of the New York department, was badly burned last week…

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