Leadership

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Issue 2 and Volume 68.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Conducted by “He that questioneth much shall learn MUCH”—BACON NOTE—Readers of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING are invited to send in questions, which will be answered in the order in which they are received. Names are omitted from questions unless otherwise specified. To the Editor: In relation to a recent question from a reader of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING relative to time for turnouts, etc., I would respectfully submit the following: Engine Company No. 11, located at 437 East Houston St., Manhattan, Fourth Battalion, has a turnout every sixth day under the supervision of James J. Nash, chief of battalion, consisting connecting engine to low pressure hydrant in front of company quarters, stretching six lengths of 2 1/2-inch hose from engine with a 1 1/4-inch controlling nozzle. Time consumed: 50 seconds, June 1, 1920, from the time both motor apparatus left quarters until water showed at nozzle. CAPTAIN…

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