Issue 5 and Volume 80.

OF INTEREST TO VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS COOPERATION OF CITIZENS WITH THE VOLUNTEER FIREMEN Purchase of Modern Equipment First Factor in Up-to-Date Department—Efficient Chief, Backed by Loyal Fighters, Will Afford Protection THE citizen speaks of “Our Fire Department.” but does he A really and fully understand what that means? Whether it is what is known as a paid department or a volunteer department, so far as faithfulness to duty is concerned, there is not, or should not, be any difference. In either case these men discharge their duty in extinguishing fires, without considering their own welfare in the least. They have the interest of their citizens at heart, and under all circumstances they can be depended upon to do their duty. But in order that they may give their best efforts in this direction it is necessary that they have the hearty cooperation of the public of the city in which…

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