Issue 18 and Volume 59.

FIRE DEPARTMENT DOINGS From reports covering the United States and Canada the estimated losses by fire during the week ending May 1, 1916, aggregated $3,163,650 as compared with $4,854,000 for the corresponding week in 1915. John Stevens has been recently elected Chief of the Millville department. Schenectady, N. Y., is considering the purchase of a lungmotor for its department. Press reports from Sandusky, O., state that Chief Alfred Hegemer has resigned. At their recent meeting the firemen of Marysville, Kan., reelected George T. Mohrbacher as chief. George H. Porter has been elected chief of Goffstown, N. H., to succeed Charles L. Davis, resigned. Muskegon, Mich., has been ordered by the Stale Fire Marshal to equip all the schools with fire escapes. The salary of Chief Will Burnett, of Des Moines, la., has been increased from $2,200 to $2,500 a year. The fire department of Canandaigua, N. Y., on April 22…

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