Leadership

CORRESPONDENCE

Issue 1 and Volume 77.

CORRESPONDENCE Uses Yellow and Black for Hydrants and Yellow for Fire Alarm Box Posts To the Editor: Springfield Village has always used the customary red for hydrant painting. But about three months ago we made a radical change, using black for the barrel, and all above this part of the hydrant, with the exception of the nut on top, which was painted black, we painted with “hydrant yellow.” Another important change inaugurated at the same time was the painting of all of the posts on which were located fire alarm boxes this same shade of yellow, up to the height of six or seven feet, the boxes being maintained in the usual fire red. We look upon the treatment of these posts in this way as equally as valuable as the change in the hydrant color. Both hydrants and the location of fire alarm boxes are now visible from a…

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