Burlington Receives New Pumper
A 1,000-gallon Seagrave pumper has been placed in service in Burlington, Vt., after passing the Underwriters’ tests. The fire department consists of three stations with forty full paid men and the following apparatus: One 85-foot tractor drawn Seagrave aerial ladder truck, two 750-gallon Seagrave pumpers, one 1,000-gallon Seagrave pumper, one American-LaFrance combination and one combination on a Selden truck equipped by Childs, one chief’s car and one Ford 1/2-ton truck used for line work.
A drill tower has been erected and a regular firemen was sent to Boston for instruction. He attended and graduated from the Boston Drill School. He has been appointed drill master and drills are held regularly each month.