Boston Fire Notes
A contract for 3,000 feet of 21/2-inch double jacketed fire hose has been awarded to the Hamilton Rubber Company by the city of Boston. The city has also awarded to the Bertelesen & Peterson Engineering Company a contract for making repairs and renewals to the hull, equipment and machinery of Engine 44 (Boston fire boat).
Mayor Andrew J. Peters has approved two promotions in the Boston Fire Department. Lieut. John F. Murphy of Tower 3 has been made captain to fill the vacancy caused by the retirement of Capt. G. H. Nichols of Engine 41, Brighton. Hoseman Hugh J. Goodfellow, of Engine 50, Charlestown, has been promoted to the ranking of lieutenant.
The annual convention of the Massachusetts State Firemen’s Association is to be held at Boston this year, the date being September 28 to 30. The secretary of the association is Daniel J. Looney, Engine Company No. 7, East Street, Boston, Mass., and the treasurer of the entertainment committee is James P. Gallagher, Room 626, Old South Building, Boston.