Leadership

Motorization at Knoxville

Issue 12 and Volume 61.

Motorization at Knoxville The city authorities of Knoxville, Tenn., have passed a bond issue of $60,000 for motorizing the fire department of that city. Members of the city government have declared themselves for progressiveness in providing the department with equipment. The details of motorizing the department have not yet been worked out. The kind and types of equipment to be purchased and the location of such additional houses as may be necessary has not yet been decided upon. Chief Sam B. Boyd, at the request of the commissioner of public safety, has made the following recommendations and submitted data for the guidance of the commission: “We have the following companies that are not motorized: No. 1 engine company, 10 men, 5 horses. No 2 engine company, 10 men, 5 horses. No. 4 engine company, 8 men, 4 horses. No. 5 engine company, 8 men, 4 horses. No. 1 truck company,…

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