Leadership

WATERTOWN FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT

Issue 18 and Volume 59.

WATERTOWN FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT Chief Henry C. Bundy, of Watertown, N. Y., states in his report for the year 1915, that the organization of the department is practically the same as the previous year except that four extra men have been appointed temporarily to replace men doing duty at the New York Air Brake Company’s plant, the company having requested the detail of four experienced men to guard against fire hazard and temporary leave of absence was granted four men upon their request. William E. Gaffney is first assistant chief and superintendent of the fire alarm telegraph system and George K. Wood is second assistant chief. The department received and responded to 163 alarms in the past year; of this number 29 alarms were unnecessary. The department was on duty at fires 271 hours and 30 minutes. 2,950 gallons of chemical. 486,845 gallons of water and 2,718 feet of ladders…

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