A town suffered terrible destruction when a fire raged through it.
The main reason for it getting out of hand was that there was no fire department; individual neighborhoods had to come together to fight the fires as best as they could.
Seeing the massive damage, an individual resolved to establish a town fire department; however, the town was quite poor before the fire and a lot of the resources they had went to rebuilding.
The individual never lived to see a fire department in the town.
They had a child, however, who had developed a talent in tailoring and established a clothes making and laundry business.
Their clothes were very sought after for being quite durable and yet very sumptuous and fashionable.
They knew their talent was unique and popular, and therefore they did not hesitate to ask top dollar for their clothes.
A woman came to them to make a dress, and they made sure to tell them the steep price up front.
“I will pay any price that you ask for,” said the woman.
The dress was made and the tailor was paid their price, but the woman proceeded to besmirch the tailor’s reputation for being greedy.
After developing their name and business for some time, they had accrued a substantial personal wealth.
They contracted a modern firehouse to be built in the center of the town, replete with a fleet of fully outfitted fire trucks that could face any situation.
After the firehouse’s opening, the tailor retired; never touching a needle and thread again.