Issue 26 and Volume 63.

FIRE DRILL. The subject of the proper training of firemen and the kind and frequency of the drill necessary to attain that result is occupying the thoughts of chiefs and fire boards more and more, as the necessity for efficiency and knowledge in the proper handling of fires is more widely recognized. That this is true is shown by the interest shown when this question was discussed at the recent convention of the International Association of Fire Engineers, held in Chicago. On the first page of this issue of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING are presented excerpts from one of the papers read before the convention on this subject, and coming from so well informed a source as the chief of Augusta, Ga., it must prove of great interest to all our readers. Chief Reynolds cites the methods in operation at the New York Training School as an excellent model to…

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