Leadership

FIRE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES

Issue 21 and Volume 70.

FIRE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES NOTE—Special Fire Business News, with Proposals, etc., will be found on page 991.—EDITOR. The Bethlehem, Pa., city council has purchased two dozen gas masks for the fire department. The fire department of Lodi, Cal., will soon have a Seagrave 750-gallon triple combination pumper. An American-LaFrance combination chemical and hose car has been delivered to the city of Corvallis, Ore. The Seagrave Company recently shipped a fircboat pumping unit to Honolulu for installation in a fireboat of that city. It is said that millions of feet of valuable lumber are destroyed annual in Mexico, because of the lack of fire-fighting organization. The city of Detroit, Mich., for its fire department recently ordered five Seagrave 750-gallon pumpers and two Seagrave 75-foot aerial trucks. Fire on October 30 destroyed the auditorium of the Kabukiz Theatre, one the largest and oldest in Tokio, Japan. The loss is estimated at $1,500,000. An…

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