Leadership

MAKING EFFORT TO PROHIBIT WOODEN SHINGLES IN NEW YORK

Issue 1 and Volume 77.

MAKING EFFORT TO PROHIBIT WOODEN SHINGLES IN NEW YORK Chief Kenlon and New York Board of Fire Underwriters Urge the Board of Aldermen to Forbid Else of This Type of Roofing IN an effort to arouse the Board of Aldermen of the city of New York to take action on a proposed amendment to the city ordinances with a view to prohibiting the future use of wooden shingles for roofing in the city of New York and replacing within ten years all existing wood shingles the New York Board of Fire Underwriters has fowarded to the board of aldermen a copy of a resolution adopted by the Board of Underwriters in November last and at the same time calling attention to the fact that a great part of the fire loss in this country has been due to the wooden shingle. The Proposed Amendment In 1923, following a series of…

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