BURLINGTON. VT., FIRE DEPARTMENT

BURLINGTON. VT., FIRE DEPARTMENT

According to the annual report of Chief Wagner, the working force ot the fire department of Burlington, Vt., consists of 28 members, as follows; Chief and assistant; 9 drivers; 14 hose men; and 3 laddermen. The apparatus of the department consists of 7 four-wheeled, two-horse hose carriages; t chemical engine; 1 hook and ladder truck; l steam fire engine in reserve; 22 horses; 8,400 feet of hose, on 6,400 feet of which the guarantee has expired, leaving 2,000 feet of hose in first-class condition. During the past year the department has responded to 96 alarms, which entailed a loss of about $37-598.58. The value of all the property in use by the department is about $42,613.85. T he expenses during the past year were $14,655.97.

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