Leadership

How to Secure the Necessary Support

Issue 16 and Volume 79.

How to Secure the Necessary Support Each Administration Should Be Educated to Value of Fire Department—Public Makes Splendid Ally in Work THE fire department chief who has the periodic problem of trying to secure the necessary financial and moral support from the city officials, can profit from a perusal of the following article. The author stresses the necessity of the chief fixing the blame for large fire losses on some of the city officials, should they be responsible for a measure of the results. One of the most difficult problems that confront fire departments today, in the State of Ohio, is the securing of sufficient funds to properly and efficiently operate. This same problem probably confronts fire departments in other states as well as in Ohio. Statistical experts advise us that financial and business conditions move in cycles, which is estimated to be every seven years. This has occurred, within…

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