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Reprinted from the Frostburg Mining Journal, Saturday, November 18, 1916


Recently Contracted For, Will Be Added To Frostburg’s Fire Fighting Equipment About February First.

Frostburg, not to be outdone by surrounding towns, will shortly have an up-to-date motor fire truck. The Frostburg Fire Department which, by the way, is considered one of the most efficient fire-fighting organizations in the whole State of Maryland, through a committee composed of Col. Thomas G. Dillon, Walter W. Wittig and Bernard Hughes, on October 31st, placed an order with the American LaFrance Fire Engine Company, of Elmira, NY., for one of their combination engine and hose motor cars, which will cost in the neighborhood of $3,700.

Concerning the new truck, the transaction, as

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