Issue 14 and Volume 69.

FIRE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES Manchester. Iowa. recently purchased an AmericanLaFrance fire truck ior its fire department. The Abingdon. Iii., fire department recently purchased 600 feet of fire hose of the best quality and also two new automatic shut-off nozzles. The board of public safety in Providence, R. I., has asked the city council for authority for the establishment of a Fire Prevention Bureau. Wichita Falls. Texas, is constructing a new fire station in the residential district and the building will be opened on April 1. A crew of eight men has been assigned to it. A delegation from Garwood, N. J., recently visited the Hillside Company in Morris township with the object of inspecting the new fire apparatus of that company. The Garwood Company expects also to purchase a fire truck. The state fire marshal of Texas. George W. Tilley, recently issued a plea to stamp out the crime of arson…

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