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PORT CHESTER EXCELS NEIGHBORS IN FIRE FIGHTING FACILITIES

Issue 17 and Volume 81.

PORT CHESTER EXCELS NEIGHBORS IN FIRE FIGHTING FACILITIES New York Village Has More Apparatus Per Capita Than Cities and Towns in Vicinity —Comparison in Men and Apparatus WITH an estimated population of 22,210 persons, the town of Port Chester. N. Y., surpasses any other community in Westchester County and in Fairfield County, Conn., in strength of fire-fighting equipment and apparatus figured in proportion to per capita population. According to a survey recently completed Port Chester’s fire apparatus is equal in strength and numbers to that of White Plains, with a population of 29,215, and Stamford, Conn., with a population of 40,800. The city of Yonkers. N. Y., with a population of 117,500, more than five times that of Port Chester, has but nineteen pieces of actual fire-fighting equipment as against Port Chester’s eleven : and New Rochelle, although more than twice as large as Port Chester, also has but nineteen…

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