Leadership

Portland Fire Report

Issue 12 and Volume 58.

Portland Fire Report The annual report of Chief Engineer Butler, of Portland, Me., for the year 1914, which has been issued shows that during the year the department responded to 435 still or telephone calls, and 166 bell alarms, a total of 601. There were nine second alarms. The number for each month was as follows: January, 50; February, 52; March, 40; April, 63; May, 46; June, 68; July, 36; August, 27; September, 38; October, 53; November, 50; December, 78. Of this number 305 originated in wooden buildings, 135 in brick buildings, 12 in stone and brick buildings; 2 in cement buildings, 1 in stone building, 28 in grass; 15 in rubbish; 10 in electric cars; 9 in wharves, 7 in woods, 6 in automobiles, 4 in motor boats, 4 in trees, 4 in bridges, 3 in fences, 3 in bonfires, 2 in tar kettles, 2 in loads of hay,…

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