Leadership

Fire-Fighting Facilities of San Antonio Inspected

Issue 13 and Volume 77.

Fire-Fighting Facilities of San Antonio Inspected A. F. Ballou, waterworks expert: J. H. Arnold, building and electric wiring expert, and G. L. Swan, fire apparatus expert, representing the National Board of Fire Underwriters, have recently completed a survey of existing conditions in San Antonio, studying the city’s fire fighting facilities and general conditions here. The fire department was gone into thoroughly, tests made of the various pieces of apparatus and every courtesy was shown the officials by Fire and Police Commissioner Phil Wright and Fire Chief J. G. Sarran. During their visit here one of the fire department famous exhibition drills and fire runs was given for their benefit, and which created a very favorable impression. The three members of the National Board have also visited several other Texas cities and their findings will be presented to the National Board. Comment was made on the excellent system of fire prevention…

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