Leadership

The Latest in Fire Patrol Headquarters

Issue 5 and Volume 81.

The Latest in Fire Patrol Headquarters New Building of Chicago Fire Insurance Patrol Just Opened— Modern Equipment Installed Throughout—Method of Drying Covers THE newly-opened headquarters of the Chicago Fire Insurance Patrol is considered one of the most modern and up-to-date installations of its kind in the country. The following description by its wide awake Chief of Patrols gives a very clear idea of its salient features: With a view to relocating patrol companies placed in service during horse-drawn apparatus days, the Chicago Board of Underwriters have recently erected a new headquarters station for the Chicago Fire Insurance Patrol. The building was constructed at No. 100 South Desplaines Street, which is midway between the former locations of Patrols Nos. 1 and 2. The station was built to accommodate these two companies which cover the district from Lake Michigan on the east, Roosevelt Road on the south, Ashland Avenue on the west…

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