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New Book of Rules for New York Department

Issue 19 and Volume 79.

New Book of Rules for New York Department To Take the Place of Those Issued in 1912— Many Changes Incorporated in Latest Revision FIRE Commissioner John J. Dorman of New York City has issued to the uniformed force of the department, a new book of rules and regulations. The book was compiled and edited by Capt. John J. McCarthy of H. & L. Co. 43, detailed in charge of the Division of Public Assembly at Fire Headquarters. Under the direction of Fire Chief John Kenlon, Capt. McCarthy devoted twenty-one months of his spare time to the task of revising the 1912 edition of the book of rules. To do this, he read, assembled and conso idated. 4,900 printed orders of the department. issued since August, 1912, at which time the previous edition of the book of rules was turned out by former Deputy Commissioner George W. Olvany and Capt. Edward…

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