The New York Department.

The New York Department.

The following table shows the operations of the fire department of the city of New York for the year ending December 31, 1891:

FIRE EXTINGUISHING FORCE.

FIRE STATISTICS.

BUREAU OF COMBUSTIBLES.

BUREAU INSPECTION OF BUILDINGS.

FIRE ALARM TELEGRAPH.

Two hundred and seventy-two alarm boxes, 47 fire apparatus houses, 13 school houses and 6 hospitals, etc., are now connected by underground telegraph through the city subways and subsidiary conduits, by means of 59 1/2 miles of cable having 577 miles of conductors; 915 telegraph poles and 67 miles of wire were taken down during the year.

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