Auxiliary Firemen of Easthampton

Issue 6 and Volume 96.

Auxiliary Firemen of Easthampton Easthampton, Mass., has a group of forty auxiliaries ranging in age from twelve to fifty, who meet every Sunday morning rain or shine with Chief John J. Lynn. Flach and every one of the men are thoroughly trained to protect life and property in all types of safety work, whether it be scaling the ladders, taking people out of windows and down ladders or laying suction lines to brooks. They have become familiar with all the department’s equipment with the exception of operating the machines. The men are equipped with white hats and badges, the first consignment of a $10,000 grant to the town from the government, which will include considerable fire fighting apparatus which is expected to arrive shortly. The auxiliaries are on twenty-four hour call in the event of a serious fire in the town. They are taking the place of callmen who have…

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