Assistant Chief Anderson Dies at Atlanta, Ga.
J. H. Anderson, assistant chief of the Atlanta, Ga., fire department, died at his home in that city on February 26, aged 58 years. Chief Anderson’s death was due to injuries he received while fighting a fire more than a year ago. He was one of the oldest veterans of the Atlanta fire department, having served for more than 33 years. He left a clean and honorable record. His survivors are his widow and a brother.
Kansas City, Mo., Adds Apparatus—Kansas City, Mo., fire department has added a 750-gallon pumper. Another similar machine and a service and ladder truck are still to come.
Cedar Falls, la., Firemen Presented with Radio Set—The members of the Cedar Falls Commercial Club presented a fivetube radio set to the fire department as a Christmas gift. Chief Peterson said that there will no longer be any monotony at the station.
New Fire Apparatus for Griswold, Ia.—Griswold, Ia., has purchased a chemical apparatus. It will be mounted on an International truck chassis, and will consist of two chemical tanks, 250 feet of hose, ladders, axes and other fire-fighting implements. The new American LaFrance equipment will be delivered about Feb. 1st.