Improvements Urged for Dayton

Issue 18 and Volume 84.

Improvements Urged for Dayton The construction of new fire stations, the purchase of considerable fire apparatus and equipment, and the erection of a training tower and repair shop are some of the major recommendations made by the Fire Prevention Committee of the Dayton Chamber of Commerce for improving the Dayton, Ohio, Fire Department. Specifically the report recommended: A training tower and repair shop to be centrally located. Ihe present shop at Engine House No. 16 to be abandoned Every piece of apparatus in the dow’n town high value district should be manned by six to eight men, and the apparatus in outlying districts should be manned by not less than hve men. A life-saving squad of from ten to twelve men should be organized to meet any emergency. Replacement of three or four down town houses by new modern stations. A unit carrying floodlights for fighting night fires should he…

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