Leadership

Much Fire Apparatus Needed for Defense Preparation

Issue 6 and Volume 95.

Much Fire Apparatus Needed for Defense Preparation Cities Throughout Country Report Urgent Need for More Apparatus IN the May issue of FIRE ENGINEERING was published a tabulation of needs of fire departments in cities of 5,000 to 10,000 population, located throughout the country, In the tabulation which follows are given additional data for cities of this population group. The same widespread need for new fire apparatus is indicated in this group as was reported by the larger cities; and the same difficulty in securing it, indicated. (A)Emergency apparatus and equipment purchased in 1940. (B) Additional apparatus and equipment needed. (C) Apparatus and equipment to be purchesed during current year. 5,000to 10.000 population. Orange, MaSS. (A) 500 ft. 2 1/2-in. hose; add. 500 ft. 2 1/2-in. hose on order: 12 spray and fog nozzles for ex- tinguishers (B) 3 500-gal. trailer pumps; 3,000 ft. 2 1/2-in. hose: 3.000 ft. 1 1/2-in.…

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