Issue 4 and Volume 84.

FIRE UNDERWRITERS COMMEND CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT Findings of Five Months’ Study Issued by National Board of Fire Underwriters— Extensions and Changes Urged to Fire Alarm Report Reviewed by THE Chicago, Ill., Fire Department “is under the strong and efficient administration of a Fire Commissioner who has adopted a progressive program as shown by improvements made during the past three years and the proposals he has made for further extensions” according to a survey made by the engineers of the National Board of Fire Underwriters. Fire Underwriters, after an exhaustive study and observation of every phase of the fire protection facilities of the mid-western metropolis, make forty-six recommendations for betterments and changes which will require an appropriation of city funds in order to carry out the recommendations which the Fire Underwriters regard as essential to a fire fighting organization charged with the responsibility for the protection of life and property in…

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