Leadership

Jersey City Has Active Prevention Week

Issue 22 and Volume 83.

Jersey City Has Active Prevention Week Fifty thousand “Fire Don’ts and Warnings” were distributed by the uniformed force of the Jersey City, N. J., fire department to thirty-nine public schools and nineteen Parochial schools during Fire Prevention Week. In conjunction with the Bureau of Combustibles and Fire Risks, 30,000 inspections were made of all classes of property. Considerable literature and a large number of signs were also distributed. Officers lectured on fire prevention before school children and also conducted drills. They also lectured on this subject before motion picture audiences and industrial plant groups. In summing up the Fire Prevention Week activities of his department, Chief Roger Boyle estimated the number of persons reached by these lectures as follows: Public schools, 32,000; high schools, 9,700; parochial schools, 17,270: hospitals (internes, nurses and orderlies), 730; theatres and motion picture houses, 26,200 and industrial plants, 14,000.

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