Leadership

AMONG THE FIRE ENGINEERS

Issue 15 and Volume 34.

AMONG THE FIRE ENGINEERS NEWS OF THE DEPARTMENTS, SPECIALLY PREPARED FOR FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING. CLEVELAND, OHIO. Chief G. A. Wallace was appointed to the command of the fire department of Cleveland, Ohio, in 1901. As a chief, he has proved himself possessed of all those qualities that are required of one who holds such a responsible position. Under his administration the department has not gone back from the high position it held under his predecessor, Chief Dickinson, and is, besides, steadily moving onwards with the times. Since Chief Wallace was appointed the fire loss in Cleveland has been comparatively small for such a large city. The good work done by R. J. Reichert, superintendent of the machine shop, in seeing that the apparatus is kept in a constant state of efficiency and always ready for any emergency has, of course, been a great assistance to Chief Wallace when it…

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