Leadership

Company Officers Must Hold Daily Drills

Issue 24 and Volume 81.

Company Officers Must Hold Daily Drills One of the most drastic orders that ever emanated from Fire Headquarters in New York came to light on November 15th. It reads: “Commanding Officers are hereby directed to drill their companies for at least one hour each day in the handling of all tools, apparatus, appliances and in the evolutions required in existing rules and regulations and special orders. The time of the beginning and cessation of drills shall be entered in the company journal, together with a record of any interruptions occurring due to response to alarms for fire. “Chiefs of Battalion shall personally supervise the drill in at least one company each week. “Deputy Chiefs of Department shall keep an accurate record of the activities of companies and of Chiefs of Battalion under this order, and shall at all times be in a position to make a report to the Chief…

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