Issue 23 and Volume 73.

FIRE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES NOTE—Special Fire Business News, with proposals, etc., will be found on page 1144.—EDITOR. New Truck for Cynwyd, Pa.—The fire department of Cynwyd, Pa., has ordered one Seagrave 6-cylinder 50-foot city service truck. New Pumper for Bellaire—The efficiency of the fire department of Bellaire, Ohio, will soon be increased by the addition of a Seagrave 6-cyiinder 500-gallon triple combination pumper. Contract for Hose and Chemical—The officials of Williamstown, Mass., have awarded a contract to the Stutz Fire Engine Company for a 6-cylinder combination hose and chemical car. Boy Scouts Assist Quincy Firemen—Chief Alfred L. Mead, of the Quincy, Mass., fire department has commended the Quincy Boy Scouts for assistance rendered the firemen in fighting grass and brush fires. Chief Kimball Injured—Chief Howard T. Kimball, of Salem, Mass., had a narrow escape from serious injury when his automobile was struck by a switching engine at a railroad crossing while…

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