Fire Alarm Notes

Issue 13 and Volume 77.

Fire Alarm Notes Improvements for Durham, N. C. Durham, N. C., has let a contract for the construction of a new Gamewell fire alarm system that will be installed in the new fire department headquarters building now being erected. The new system will include a 12-circuit switchboard, a 10-circuit repeater with contacts for 2 closed alarm circuits. 39 new and 15 replacement Peerless boxes of the succession type. Although punch registers were not included in the contract, it is reported that they will be included to replace the visual indicators. Overhead and underground lines are being rerun, 4to 50-pair cable being used in the underground construction. A large gong is located at each fire station, a visual indicator and automatic switch on the box circuit, and small gongs are located in the office of the city electrical inspector, the office of the water works superintendent, police headquarters, residences of the…

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