Leadership

Cincinnati Firemen Addressed by City Manager

Issue 6 and Volume 79.

Cincinnati Firemen Addressed by City Manager City Manager C. O. Sherrill of Cincinnati, Ohio, recently made a number of important recommendations in an address before the first platoon of city firemen. Among the changes recommended were increased fire protection in the suburbs; additional fire houses and relocation of existing stations; working arrangements with adjacent localities; the establishment of a completely appointed training school; all firemen to have at least one neat uniform by April 1; the speeding of fire apparatus to cease. After paying a very high tribute to the firemen, the city manager declared that the department could still be improved by making certain changes. He proposes to arrange with the heads of suburban municipalities to aid each other in cases of extreme emergencies, emphasizing the fact that the Cincinnati fire department is the “stand-by-reserve” of the smaller communities. He referred to the matter of increase in salaries, and…

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