Leadership

DETROIT TO ERECT FIVE-STORY CENTRAL FIRE HEADQUARTERS

Issue 7 and Volume 81.

DETROIT TO ERECT FIVE-STORY CENTRAL FIRE HEADQUARTERS Ramp will Lead to Level Twenty Feet Below Ground for Storage of Autos —Construction Hinges on Outcome of Law Suit WHETHER or not Detroit will have a new central fire station this year depends on the outcome of a civil suit now pending on the disposition of the old site of Engine Company No. 3. It is believed that the case will be settled out of court by May 2. The proposed building will be located at the corner of Larned and Wayne streets, where the headquarters has been for the past thirty-nine years, but on a much larger site. Although Mayor John Lodge has eliminated from the 1928 budget an item for $150,000, the balance necessary to finance the construction of the new headquarters without seeking new funds, this is not serious. If the litigation over the validity of the title to…

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