Connecticut’s Smallest Fireman

Connecticut’s Smallest Fireman

The village of Noank, Conn., claims to have the smallest fireman in that state. He is Charles Emmet Ellis, four feet one inch tall, and eighteen years old. For many years he was the company’s mascot, attending all musters, parades and taking part in all the festivities of the organization. But more recently he has been made a full-fledged fireman, wearing a regulation uniform and attending all fires.

Juneau, Wis., Has New Apparatus—New apparatus mounted on a Kissel chassis and furnished with Pirsch equipment has been delivered to Juneau, Wis.

Connecticut’s Smallest Fireman

Connecticut’s Smallest Fireman

The village of Noank, Conn., claims to have the smallest fireman in that state. He is Charles Emmet Ellis, four feet, one inch tall, and eighteen years old. For many years he was the company’s mascot, attending all musters, parades and taking part in all the festivities of the organization. But more recently he has been made a full-fledged fireman, wearing a regulation uniform and attending all fires.

Old Hose Company Has Anniversary—The William Penn Hose Co., of Philadelphia, has just celebrated its ninety-sixth anniversary. Its present membership is 400, with thirty-two on the active list.

New Type of Cars for Chicago Chiefs—Chief Seyferlich and Deputy Chief McAuliffe of the Chicago fire department, are each to have a new private car. They are to be of a newtype. Instead of the usual touring car, they are to be enclosed.