Sends in a False Alarm

Issue 14 and Volume 60.

Sends in a False Alarm A dispatch from Mineola, L. I., says that the firemen of the village have been awaiting the time when the new Denver electric siren whistle recently installed on the firehouse on Jericho turnpike could be blown for a real fire. Several tests have been made recently with it and all have been satisfactory. Last week at 4 a. m. the village was awakened by the shrill blasts of the new siren, when hose carts and hook and ladder trucks were soon, racing down the streets. No smoke or blaze could be found, however, and the firemen were in a quandary as to where the alarm came from. Just as the search was about to be abandoned and the firemen were uttering dire threats, a man rushed up to an officer, who was standing near the Nassau Garage on the turnpike, and asked where he could…

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