Leadership

FIRE DEPARTMENT DOINGS

Issue 11 and Volume 65.

FIRE DEPARTMENT DOINGS From reports covering the United States and Canada the estimated losses by fire during the week ended March 8, 1919, aggregated $2,907,200, as compared with $2,024,000 for the corresponding week in 1918. Baxter Springs, Kan., has received 1,200 feet of new fire hose and additional fire plugs are being placed in the business section. Judge Berger recently granted the petition of the “German-American Fire Company No. 3,” of Mahanoy City, Pa., asking that the name of the organization be changed to the “Good American Fire Company.” City officials of Mansfield, Ohio, have been notified that the two new pieces of motor apparatus have been shipped. Chief Marks plans to give a public exhibition when they arrive. The Western New York Firemen’s Association has accepted the invitation of the North Tonawanda department to hold its annual convention in that town on July 29 and 30. Plans are being…

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