Milwaukee to Enlarge Repair Shops

Milwaukee to Enlarge Repair Shops

The fire commissioners of Milwaukee, Wis., have authorized Chief Peter Steinkellner to enlarge the fire department repair shops. Under the chief’s plan, arrangements will be made to assemble fire apparatus on truck chassis in the enlarged shops. Pumps and other equipment will be purchased and mounted on their own chassis.

According to this plan of operation, Chief Steinkellner believes that it will effect a saving to the city of $30,000 a year.

Leetsdale, P., Ex-Chief Presented with Watch—Upon the retirement of Dr. J. R. Quaid as chief of the fire department of Leetsdale, Pa., following twenty-one years of service, thirteen of which was served as chief, the members presented him with a white gold Howard watch, and a Masonic charm.

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