November 1906.(Looking Back)

* Haslar Submarine Depot at Gosport, Hampshire has recently taken delivery of a Merryweather hand pump and hose trailer (see photograph). The pump will deliver 55gpm when worked with 12 to 16 men pumping.

* Mr Charles W Tozer has been appointed Deputy Chief Officer of Birmingham Fire Brigade. Mr Tozer was born 27 years ago in Little Cannon Street Fire Station and has lived on a fire station all his life, as was the case with his late Father. Mr Tozer has had a thorough training as a brigade engineer prior to taking up his appointment as a fire officer.

* A male person has been brought before Liverpool City Police Court for having refused to pay 7s.4d (37p) as his proportion of charges to the Fire Brigade for services rendered. …

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