Leadership

OF INTEREST TO VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS

Issue 5 and Volume 79.

OF INTEREST TO VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS Inspection Plan Useil in Small Town A method of inspection of the fire hazards in a small town has been very effectively used by Chief George F. Dansbury in making the inspections in Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich. The inspector is instructed to enter the building at the main entrance or office and inquire for some one in authority. After introducing himself, he shows his badge, states his business and asks for permission to inspect the building. Under no circumstances is he allowed to demand that he be allowed to make the inspection. Furthermore, the inspector is not allowed to enter into an argument with the person in charge of the structure. The calls are made between the hours of 9 a. m. to 12 noon and between 1 :30 to 4:30 p. m. Should any hazards be discovered, an entry is made of the…

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