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January 23, 2020



January 30, 1920 The Petersburg Fire Department will purchase an automobile of some kind for fire fighting purposes, if the citizens of the town are willing to help. A committee has been appointed and will visit the merchants and property owners within the next few days to ascertain their wishes. It has been demonstrated that the auto is the most efficient fire fighting apparatus in existence Should fire break out at any point in the city, from Standard Oil dock to the Point an alarm would bring the car, with a 50 gallon chemical and sufficient hose to the scene with a few minutes, where th...



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