Leadership

FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING

Issue 24 and Volume 60.

FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING Chief William Meier of Escanaba, Mich., has prepared an interesting repoft showing that the motor fire truck purchased by the city a year ago was a profitable investment to the city. The truck has traveled 53 miles in the year and the gasoline used cost $60.94, oil, supplies and repairs brought the total cost up to $81.34 for the year. As against the cost of the fire truck, the two teams of horses maintained by the city for fire purposes cost the city $299.70 each, or a difference in cost between the upkeep of the truck and that of one team of $218.36. The truck for October cost $3.51 to operate.

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