Leadership

Fire Alarm Superintendents Meet

Issue 5 and Volume 81.

Fire Alarm Superintendents Meet The mid-winter meeting of the Eastern Association of Superintendents of Fire and Police Telegraph was held in Providence, R. I., on Feb. 8 and 9 in the Providence fire alarm headquarters. There was a dinner in the Providence Biltmore Hotel. A visit was made to Woonsocket to inspect the fire alarm headquarters. The following papers were read: “How Police Signalling Systems Are An Aid to the Efficiency of Police Departments,” by E. Dawson, engineer of the Gamewell Company, Newton Upper Falls, Mass.; “Loud Speaking Equipment as Applied to Fire Department Dispatching,” by J. B. Lynch, telephone expert; “Foreign Fire Departments and Their Alarm Systems,” by District Chief E. W. Williams, of Lynn, Mass.; and “Protection From Lightning” by W. Dechant. The committee in charge of the meeting was composed of Supts. Alfred C. Ames, of Providence, R. I.; M. F. Orrell, of Worcester, Mass.; A. C.…

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