Augusta Fire Dept. Completely Motorized
Acting Chief John B. Kennedy, of the fire department of Augusta, Ga., has announced that it was completely motorized on December 24. The last of the horse-drawn apparatus, a hose wagon at Station No. 5, was placed on the retired list on that date. Two new American-LaFrance 750-gal. triple combination cars have been placed in service at Stations 6 and 7. The following apparatus are in service at the stations named: Station No. 1, Seagrave 900-gal, triple combination; Station No. 2. American-I.aFrance 750-gal. triple comhina lion; Station No. 3. (headquarters), Seagrave 900-gal. triplecombination, American-LaFrance 75-foot aerial. Webb doulde 60-gal. tank straight chemical, Cadillac 5-passenger chief’s car, and Reo supply wagon; Station No. 4, Seagrave 750-gal. triple combination; Station No. 5, Webb combination chemical and hose car; Station No. 6. American-LaFrance triple combination; Station No. 7, American-LaFrance 750-gal. triple combination and Seagrave city service truck.
The fire department is composed of one chief, two assistant chiefs, one secretary, one superintendent of machinery, two fire inspectors, eight captains, eight assistant captains and 52 privates.