Report of Nashville Fire Department.

Report of Nashville Fire Department.

The annual report of Chief A. A. Rozetta, of the Nashville, Tenn., fire department, to the board of public works shows that during 1910 the department responded to 496 alarms and that the total losses by fire amounted to $217,794.24, on which there was insurance of $2,288,742. There are now in service 9 steam fire engines, 2 steam fire engines in reserve, 2 aerial hook and ladder trucks, with one service truck in reserve: 2 hose wagons with turret nozzles attached, 6 combination chemical and hose wagons, 4 hose carriages in service with 2 hose carriages in reserve, 1 chemical engine in service, 1 chemical engine in reserve, 1 supply wagon, 1 auto for chief, 1 buggy for assistant chief and 2 buggies in reserve. The department has on its pay roll 144 members, besides the chief, assistant chief, superintendent of fire alarm telegraph, etc. There are 15 companies and 62 horses, 58 of which are in service with the various firefighting appartus. The expenses for running the department last year, including pay roll, fuel, repairing, etc., are given at $145,520.32.

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