Leadership

CHIEF CLANCY GIVES HIS OPINION.

Issue 14 and Volume 42.

CHIEF CLANCY GIVES HIS OPINION. Owing to the scattered location of fire engine houses, Chief Clancy, of Milwaukee, Wis., believes there will not be a case where he can arrive at a fire in his automobile much before the firemen from the nearest house reach the scene of the blaze. Taking the Pabst and Schlitz breweries as examples, the chief says there is a fire engine house within two blocks of each, and the firemen from those houses could reach these establishments before he could by an automobile from the city hall. Referring to the consular report from Milan. Italy, about firefighting apparatus being puny, the chief says the apparatus is puny, and that where the Italian engines throw so many quarts of water a minute, the Milwaukee engines throw as many and more gallons of water.

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