Leadership

Importance of Fire Inspection as the Chief Sees It

Issue 14 and Volume 78.

Importance of Fire Inspection as the Chief Sees It Some Interesting and Important Suggestions as to the Duties of the Fire Inspector—Methods of Inspection FIRE inspection is coming to be recognized as a very essential part of the work of the fire department. Upon the thoroughness with which it is carried out depends to a very large extent the reduction of the fire losses of the municipality. The following paper will, therefore, be found of considerable value in providing hints on the carrying out of this work: I will try and outline as briefly as the subject will permit the plan of organization, methods used and benefits derived from the system of fire inspection employed by this department. For the benefit of the chief who has no inspection bureau in connection with his department, a tentative plan of organization might not be out of place, should the idea appeal to…

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