Leadership

COMPLYING WITH A STATE COMPULSORY FIRE ALARM LAW

Issue 13 and Volume 81.

COMPLYING WITH A STATE COMPULSORY FIRE ALARM LAW How Such a Statute Can Best Be Met in Small Cities and Towns Coded and Non-Coded Fire Alarms OUR largest state in point of population has recently passed a law requiring fire alarm protection direct to the municipal fire department for schools, asylums, almshouses, and orphanages. It is more than probable that other states that have not already passed similar measures will shortly put into effect fire alarm protection for their schools and institutions. Some of the larger cities already have such requirements in force. Many of the larger schools and institutions have voluntarily adopted such measures for the safety of the school children and the helpless inmates of hospitals and institutions. Yet in most of the smaller communities the same measure of protection has been neglected. Considering the comparatively low cost and no-upkeep expense of this protection, which is in direct…

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