Leadership

FIRE DEPARTMENT SALVAGE WORK EFFECTIVE AT JERSEY CITY

Issue 17 and Volume 79.

FIRE DEPARTMENT SALVAGE WORK EFFECTIVE AT JERSEY CITY Men Trained in the Spreading of Covers at Fires— Each Company Carries Three THE fire department of Jersey City, N. J. under the leadership of Chief Roger Boyle last year inaugurated a system of salvage operations which has accomplished a great deal of good and has proven very effective in reducing the damage from water at fires. Captain James J. Tully was sent to Mr. Schwank, superintendent of the New York Fire Patrol, to receive instruction as to the care, handling and spreading of salvage covers. Upon his return, Capt. Tully, instructed all the officers and men and a special course was outlined so that the men would know how to handle and use the salvage covers to best advantage. There are ten truck companies and each company received three covers. On responding to an alarm, when the conditions warrant the use…

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