Issue 2 and Volume 86.

FIRE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES Firemen of La Crosse, Wis., volunteered to take a ten per cent cut in their pay. Titusville, Pa., voted to consolidate the department into one central station as an economy move. Portsmouth, Va., has abandoned the South Side fire station. The men and apparatus will be shifted to new locations. Shadyside, Ohio, is considering the purchase of new fire apparatus. A recent fire brought out the need of new apparatus. A parade and banquet marked the opening of two fire stations at Reseda and at Canoga Park in San Fernando Valley, Cal. Kentucky had fire losses in 1932 totaling $1,846,888. Of this amount, $1,141,343 was for damage to buildings and $705,545 for the contents. Fire apparatus and hose were destroyed when the building in Glidden, Ia., in which they were kept was burned. It is believed that an overheated stove caused the fire. Frank J. May, Chief…

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