Issue 24 and Volume 4.

CITY & VICINITY. THE NEW YORK DEPARTMENT. DISCIPLINE CONTINUED. [Compiled from existing orders of the New York Fire Department.] In order that there may be no misunderstanding as to the responsibility of the different officers, the Battalion Commanders will be held responsible for the general condition in all respects of the Companies under their charge, and the Foremen for the condition of the houses and the materials in their charge and the general appearance and conduct of their men. The habits of dress must be rigidly watched and no member will be allowed to appear in the streets, except going to or returning from an alarm, without a coat or with soiled clothes. In the Engine and Truck House the same habits of dress will be observed when not at work, and the instructions pertaining to the respect to be shown to officers and visitors accompanying them must be carried…

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