NEW COUPLINGS FOR FIREBOATS.

NEW COUPLINGS FOR FIREBOATS.

As an instance of how modern fire appliances must prevail, it may be mentioned that after a careful and thorough trial of the now quite famous “Quick-as-wink” hose couplings by the fire department of Milwaukee, Wis., it has been decided to use them on the hose of the fireboats of that city, which is three and one-half inches in diameter. An order has been placed for a quantity of them to be made by the W. J. Clark Company, of Salem, Ohio. They are to be made of an alloy of aluminum.

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