Method of Drying Hose

Issue 5 and Volume 80.

Method of Drying Hose In a recent issue of FIRE ENGINEERING, there appeared a reply to a reader who described information on the drying of hose. Since then, information has been obtained on a system patented by Chief F. Dubois, Kenora, Ont. The hose is fastened at the male end and hoisted to the top of the tower by means of a pulley that is swivelly mounted. At the top of the tower there is a rack from which the hose is hung. The inventor claims that only one man is required to lower the hose and that all hose is lowered from the tower from the ground floor. Andover, Mass., May Purchase New Apparatus—Andover, Mass., is considering plans to purchase a pumper. Winchester, Mass., Holds Annual Ball—-The annual ball of the Winchester, Mass., Firemen’s Mutual Aid Association was held on February 4, in the town hall. Chief David A.…

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