Massachusetts Firemen to Give Exhibition

Massachusetts Firemen to Give Exhibition

A fireworks spectacle entitled “Fighting the Flames” will be given on the evening of August 4 at Salem Willows under the auspices of the Massachusetts State Firemen’s Association.

The committee in charge of the arrangements is composed of Chief William H. Mahoney, of Peabody; Capt. John H. Day, of Lynn; Michael J. McGonagle, of Boston, and Daniel J. Looney, secretary of the firemen’s association.

The display will be elaborate and unusual, with many set pieces of unique design. The exhibition will start at 8 o’clock. The proceeds from the nominal entrance fee charged for admission will be devoted to the widows’ and orphans’ fund of the state firemen’s relief association.

This Is a Combined Railroad Car, Automobile and Fire Engine It is intended to fight forest fires, and can be transformed from a railroad car to an automobile in fifteen minutes. The apparatus was built for the Washington Forest Fire Association, and it is intended to lessen the fires in the dense forest lands of that state. It can attain a speed of fifty miles an hour and is equipped with five pumps and 4,000 feet of hose.

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