Issue 23 and Volume 80.

OF INTEREST TO VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS Efficient Volunteer Organization (Concluded from previous issue) Besides the telephone cable mentioned above, the fire alarm telegraph system utilizes thirteen thousand three hundred and fifty feet of rubber insulated lead incased cable, thirteen thousand one hundred feet of new or nearly new wire on the utility company poles and eight thousand six hundred feet of old number 10 wire which will probably be soon replaced. The fire alarm office is situated in the municipal building, as is also police headquarters, and it is so arranged that alarms received by telephone may be transmitted over the regular fire alarm circuits by means of a transmitter board placed in the latter fixation when necessary. There has been no expense for repairs or replacements in fire alarm quarters since its installation in the municipal building in 1923, but the chief electrician has recently reported that the place…

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