Leadership

What Is Required of the Fireman of Today*

Issue 8 and Volume 77.

What Is Required of the Fireman of Today* Should Have a Clear Mind and a Rugged Physique-Must Be Clean Morally—Plenty of Romance and Adventure in Fireman’s Life THERE are many attractive features in the profession of the fire-fighter for the red-blooded young man of good physique. There is also the romantic side of the work, and for one who is seeking it there is plenty of romance to be found in the fireman’s job. These facts have been clearly and well set forth by the head of the New York City fire department, in his usual forceful style. For those chiefs who arc on the lookout for good material to recruit their fire departments Chief Kenton’s article will also be found to provide some excellent talking points: Three tilings are required of a fireman—a sturdy, active body, a keen, alert mentality, and a clean, honorable mind. Without all these qualifications…

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