Massachusetts Chiefs’ Club Meets

Issue 7 and Volume 81.

Massachusetts Chiefs’ Club Meets Chief Patrick J. Hurley, of Holyoke, presided at the March meeting of the Fire Chiefs’ Club of Massachusetts which was held in the Parker House, Boston, on March 21, following a largely attended luncheon. Chief Jeremiah F. Sullivan, of Fall River, was present and told some of the incidents of the big fire in his city. He said that there were fifty-eight pieces of motor apparatus at the fire, including eighteen from Fall River and forty from outside cities and towns. Ninety-two streams were used and a total of 65,650 feet of hose was laid or what amounted to over 12 miles of hose. There were 544 firemen on duty exclusive of volunteers. There were 2,534 gallons of gasoline consumed by the pumpers, and 785 quarts of oil. Pumpers operated a total of 280 hours and 30 minutes. The amount of water used was 40,000,000 gallons,…

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