Carthage Department Reorganized

Issue 5 and Volume 94.

Carthage Department Reorganized Through the cooperation of the Board of the Municipal Water and Electric Plant, which financed and purchased new equipment to the extent of $20,000, the city of Carthage, Mo., has been able to re-habilitate the fire department. The apparatus now includes a 750gallon quadruple combination truck equipped with flood lights, salvage covers, first aid, portable deluge set, and other regular equipment; a 750-gallon triple combination truck completely overhauled and modernized; and a 350-gallon triple combination truck for light work, grass fires and country runs. There is a crew of ten men working in two shifts of five men each, including the Chief and Assistant Chief.

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