C UltI-:sP MIKVtK. S dt Lake City. 'pt o, '7 i . Mr. A'..'o . l ie frequ nt occur rei.ee of lire in our city Oegins to m:o e our town-folk alarmed at the note. Hi-eieticy Hi-eieticy of the lire depart nient ( it any sucli has an exi.-tcii ;c here. ) Tin' my of tcrroi -stricken women and children is enough to appai the sioutc-i he.it ted. About four or live weeks ago ou,' re-spected re-spected fehoW citizen, I'Vramoiz Little, had his barn gutted ny the demon tire, and had it not been for the prompt a.-sistance of the neighbors, who at no inconsiderable inconvenience to themselves, them-selves, employed the puny means of buckets and such like, (die Salt Lake House and probably ail the houses and stores in the immediate neighborhood, would have been a thing of the past. I Another tire occurred last night, and although of in-ignilicaut proportions, we cannot alwaj expect to e.-cap ; so easily. Nov., the question arises, and it is a vital one, Are we always to be left to the tender mercy of the devouring devour-ing element without the means to extinguish ex-tinguish it, which every little town and village in civilized communities posse pos-se -se ? or are wc to have them ? W'husc fault is it that they are not here ? Yours truly, FlltiMAN.