Leadership

Conducting a Fire Department School of Instruction

Issue 24 and Volume 77.

Conducting a Fire Department School of Instruction School for Officers and Men—Exhibit Room Has Models Showing Varions Hazards and Methods and Appliances in Fire-Fighting THE newly-formed fire department school of Los Angeles. Cal., is under the care of progressive and efficient officers and promises to make a name for itself among such institutions. The following description is by one of the officers who was instrumental in forming the school and is in charge of it: In the last few years Los Angeles has made large increases in population and area. The area covered by the city proper is now 446.98 square miles and the population is estimated at 1,250,000. Previous to 1922 there had been no houses built or companies added to the department to keep up with this phenomenal growth. In November. 1922 the voters of Los Angeles authorized (he issue of bonds to the extent of $2,500,000 for…

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