Issue 21 and Volume 74.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS “He that questioneth much shall learn MUCH”-BACON NOTE—Readers of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING are invited to send in questions, which will be answered in the order received. Names are omitted from questions unless otherwise specified. How Motor Apparatus Has Cut Fire Losses To the Editor: We are anxious to secure, if possible, some statistics showing how motorization of a fire department has assisted in holding down fire losses. We imagine that in the old days of the horsedrawn engine, there were a great many more fires that gained headway and caused serious damage, which has now been prevented by the early arrival of the motor-drawn engine. If you can give us any information along this line, it would be very much appreciated. Yours very truly, J. D. C. Answer: Motor fire apparatus has unquestionably been instrumental in keeping down fire losses, but there has really been no…

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