Leadership

Fire Prevention by Cudahy Packing Company

Issue 5 and Volume 68.

Fire Prevention by Cudahy Packing Company Rules and Regulations Controlling Methods by which These Great Plants Are Guarded Against Fire—Reliance Placed Largely on Automatic Sprinklers—Responsibilities of Fire Chiefs G. L. RAYMER Manager nsurance Department, Cudahy Packing Company THE various plants of the Cudahy Packing Company, whose main office is at 111 West Monroe Street, Chicago, Ill., are protected by a very complete and efficient system of automatic sprinklers. This sprinkler equipment is kept in commission at all times and the consequence is that there is very little or no danger of fire in the great plant getting beyond control. In fact, fifteen years’ experience and some 65 or 70 small fires, careful records of which have been kept, bear out this contention. While the business of the company is to a great extent non-hazardous, still we have a complete fire protection system and this seems to work very effectively, for…

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