Leadership

HOW CAN THE WATER DEPARTMENT COOPERATE WITH THE FIRE CHIEF?

Issue 15 and Volume 81.

HOW CAN THE WATER DEPARTMENT COOPERATE WITH THE FIRE CHIEF? Chief and Superintendent Should Study Each Other’s System—Marking Hydrants and Use of Maps—Mains of Ample Size THERE are many instrumentalities which play a part in the art of fire extinguishment and protection on which the Fire Department must rely. Some of these are the fire alarm system, the police department, the building department, the State department of public safety, the various public service cooperation and the Water Department. The cooperation of all of these agencies is essential to the Fire Department but probably the one of most importance is the Water Department. Without water the Fire Department is practically helpless and a water supply without a fire department to utilize it is of but little if any value. Therefore the two should go hand in hand to bring about the proper development of their functions. Heads of Departments Should Arrange…

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