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Atlanta, Not Cincinnati, Buys New Equipment

Issue 13 and Volume 77.

Atlanta, Not Cincinnati, Buys New Equipment A contract awarded for a 1,000-gal. triple combination car by the city of Atlanta, Ga., to the Ahrens-Fox Fire Engine Company, was, through an error, in our issue of March 18, attributed to Cincinnati, Ohio. There were three bids submitted to Atlanta, of which the Ahrens-Fox was the highest—$11,650. However the purchasing committee of the Atlanta city council decided that the car is better adapted to the needs of the fire department than any other. This is Atlanta’s first Ahrens-Fox apparatus. John P. Ahrens, vice-president of the Ahrens-Fox Fire Engine Company, explained the advantages of the apparatus to the committee before it went into executive session. The committee also awarded a contract for 7,000 feet of Keystone fire hose, through Mrs. James J. Rafter, southern manager Of the Fabric Fire Hose Company. New Chemical Car for Yukon, Penn.—Yukon, Penn., has purchased a Phoenix chemical…

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