New Station Opened

Issue 3 and Volume 93.

New Station Opened Erected at a cost of approximately $61,000 the new No. 5 Fire Station at Hartford, Conn., was recently opened with appropriate ceremonies. The new station, built on the site of a former fire house, contains an apparatus room, a watch room in which is placed all fire alarm equipment, telephone and signal system, toilet room, and a recreation room on the first floor. The walls of the apparatus room have a glazed brick finish, and the floors are of hardened cement. Three sliding poles connect the dormitories on the second floor with the apparatus room. The second floor contains dormitory with overhead lighting and ventilation, a locker room, a toilet and shower room, three large rooms for the company officers with toilet and shower room, and a linen storage room. The basement contains a hose rack to hold eighty lengths of hose, laying horizontally, a work bench,…

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