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HOW ENTERPRISING TEXAS CITY KEEPS DOWN ITS FIRE LOSSES

Issue 8 and Volume 74.

HOW ENTERPRISING TEXAS CITY KEEPS DOWN ITS FIRE LOSSES Efficient and Up-to-Date Fire Department and the Prohibition of the Wooden Shingle Are Some of the Most Important Elements THE big state of Texas excels in many particulars and this is no exception as regards its fire departments. The majority of the fire fighting forces are progressive and up-to-date and signalized by the efficiency of the officers and members. One of this class of fire departments is described in the following article: With a low annual fire loss and a key rate of 15 cents, the City of New Braunfels, Texas, situated in the midst of a rich agricultural section, has a volunteer fire department that is not only the pride of its citizens, but which takes high rank in fire circles throughout Texas. This efficient record has been reached with years of effort on part of the 60 m e…

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