Issue 7 and Volume 63.

NEW ENGLAND NOTES. Specially reported for FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING Star Hose Co. and Eagle Hose Co., of Greenport, N. Y., have raised service flags in honor of members in Government service. Engine No. 44, one of the fireboats at Boston, Mass., received injuries to her rudder from floating ice, and was put in dry dock for repairs. Robert N. Davis has been elected foreman and Burton H. Landon assistant foreman of Eagle Hose Co. No. 2, of Guilford, Conn. Fire destroyed the Methodist Church at Scituate, Mass., on January 13. Two dwelling houses and a business building caught fire from flying sparks and were somewhat damaged. The plant of the Providence Dye Works, Providence, R. I., was destroyed by fire on January 19, with a loss estimated at $35,000. The plant had been shut down to comply with the orders of the fuel administrator. Chief Rufus R. Fancher, of…

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