Cleveland Fire Notes

Issue 27 and Volume 66.

Cleveland Fire Notes (From Our Regular Correspondent) What threatened to be a serious fire at the Patterson Sargent Paint Company’s plant was made a quick finish by Battalion Chiefs King and Reddy. Large tanks of crude oil used in the manufacture of paints were on fire, and a cooling process of streams of water on the non-burning tanks prevented the spread of the fire. Engine 5, a motor pumper, struck a frozen hydrant, and on account of having no thawing device, was compelled to lose time in taking aother hydrant. This emphasizes the necessity for all motor pumping units being equipped with a reliable thawing device. Fourteen of the companies which will be equipped with motor pump units now under process of construction, are looking forward toward the discontinuance of the horses and steamers, which will be relegated to the background. Five ladder companies will also be equipped with new…

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