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1884 Excerpt: ... population, 16,995; area, 13,000 acres; fire
limit, same; ordinance legulating sale and use of fireworks; causes
of fires investigated; mercantile buildings, biick and frame, three
stories; wooden roofs permitted; dwellings, frame, three stories;
fire department consists of 3 steam engines, 1 hook and ladder
truck, 7 hose carriages; 11,000 feet good hose; 17 horses; value of
de Eartment apparatus and supplies, $40,000; 7 stations elonging to
department, value, with land, $84,000; membership of department,
79; full paid members, 9; part paid, 70; annual expenses of
department. $24,000; Gamewell fire alarm, 48 street boxes; chief
appointed hy mayor and board of aldermen; 67 miles street mains;
diameter of largest, 20 inches; smallest, 4 inches; 402 hydrants;
pressure, 60 pounds; annual expenses of water department $83000.
North Adams, Berkshire Co., population, 10, 191; area, 1920 acres;
fire limit, same; ordinance regulating sale and use of fireworks;
mercantile buildings, brick, height two and three stories; wooden
roofs permitted; dwellings, frame, two stories; fire department
consists of 1 hook and ladder truck, 4 hose carriages; 2000 feet
cotton hose, in good condition; value of apparatus and supplies
$4000; 2 buildings owned by department, value $8000; 1 building
rented at $400 per year; membership of department, 44, full paid;
annual expenses of department, $4500; water supply, 3 reservoirs,
supplied by spiings; 20 miles street mains and supply pipes;
diameter of largest, 16 inches; smallest, 4 inches; 122 hydrants;
water pressure, 90 pounds; annual expenses of water department,
$22,000. Northampton, Hampshire Co., population. 12,172; 1 steam
engine; 2 band engines; 2 chemical engines; 1 hook and ladder
truck; 8 hose carriages; 100 feet rubber hose, i...
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