Fire Department Budget Presented

Fire Department Budget Presented

Chief Charles J. Brennan, San Francisco, Cal., Fire Department, has asked the Mayor’s office for $219,830 for new equipment for the term 1940-1941. The Mayor recommended the figure of $105,013 for the approval of the Board of Supervisors. Last year the Chief was awarded $36,872, which was almost entirely expended on fire hose.

This year the Chief has asked for a two-way radio, which was denied, four engines, four water wagon chassis, one high-pressure battery wagon chassis, four tractors, one tow car chassis, four hydrant service trucks, six Chief’s cars, three trucks, miscellaneous hose and hydrant suctions, 100 low pressure hydrants, fifty low pressure hydrant bodies, and beds and chairs.

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