Issue 21 and Volume 60.

FIRE DEPARTMENT DOINGS A new engine house has been completed and is ready for service at Syracuse, N. Y. Annville, Pa., has recently completed a new fire station for the Minor Hose Company. The Gamewell Fire Alarm Company has recently begun installing a new fire alarm system in Linden Township, N. J. A fire inspection was recently held at West Bend, Wis., under direction of the State Fire Marshal. The citizens of San Francisco, Cal., recently voted to organize the firemen of that city into two platoons. A fire at Ravenna, Ohio, recently destroyed three business blocks, causing a loss of $75,000. The Akron Fire Department assisted the local department. The citizens of New York City, N. Y., will probably be asked at the next election to vote on the question of double platoons for the fire department. Eighteen fire companies have accepted invitations to take part in a parade…

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