Cleveland Fire Notes

Issue 15 and Volume 68.

Cleveland Fire Notes Examinations for the position of 2nd assistant chief will be held November 16 and 17. There is one vacancy. Examinations for the position of battalion chief will be held November 9 and 10. There are four vacancies. The opinion here has been expressed that the eighthour law does not work out in practice as it was expected in theory. The disadvantages it is claimed are innumerable and the entire situation is fundamentally wrong. State Fire Marshal Leonard, of Ohio, asked that fire prevention warnings be given in Sunday schools and churches on Fire Prevention Day. Property losses in Ohio, according to Mr. Leonard, were $10,654,926, the largest since 1901, and he called attention to the fact that eighty-five per cent of this loss would have been prevented by ordinary care. He asked that pastors and Sunday school teachers bring to the attention of their congregations and pupils…

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