GREATER NEW YORK FIRE DEPARTMENT.

GREATER NEW YORK FIRE DEPARTMENT.

The estimate of the fire department of Greater New York has just been published. Commissioner Sturgis asks for an increase of $270,079.58. The greatest increase requested is for two new fireboats to cost $75,000 each. An increase is also desired of more than $40,000 for salaries, a large part of which is mandatory, and about $14,000 for apparatus. The recapitulation of the estimate is as follows: Headquarters pay. $92,327, of which $62,686 is for Manhattan, the Bronx, and Richmond boroughs, and $214,041 for Brooklyn and Queens: chief’s bureau pay. $185,350. of which $94,250 is for the first three boroughs, and $91,100 for the other two; bureau of combustibles. $42,500. divided as above into two lump sums of $24,800 and $17,700; engines, hook and ladder trucks, $3,701,214, divided as above, $2,082,259 and $1,618,955: fire marshal’s bureau. $30,100. divided as above, $18,200 and $11,900: fire alarm telegraph. $91,340. divided as above. $64,637 and $26.702; repair shops. $115,100. divided as above. $75.971 and $39,129: hospital and training stables. $20.174. divided as above. $13,422 and $6,752: building (super.). $25,940. for the first three boroughs only— total for the above. $4,304,047. divided as above. $2.162.167 and $1,841,880. For the volunteer departments—Richmond. $44,200: Queens. $62,800; fire alarms. Queens. $90,1.50: apparatus (super.), etc., $672,250. divided as before. $404,250. $268,000; two new fireboats. $150,000: repairs to Zophar Mills, fireboat, $15,000— grand total. $5,338,447. divided as above. $3,075,617. $2,262,830; grand total for past year, $5,068,368; increase. $270,079.

No posts to display