Milford, Conn., Drill School

Issue 6 and Volume 85.

Milford, Conn., Drill School A completely equipped fire drill school has been established at Fire Department Headquarters, Milford, Conn. Seventeen paid men must attend two drills each week from May 1 to September 15 and volunteer firemen are also welcome to attend. The school is in charge of Assistant Chief Ernest 1. Cox. The men are taught how to use the axe, door openers, plaster hooks, pull down hooks, battering rams, hose jacket, hose clamp, hose hoist, wall pipe, life net, hose lines, replace damaged lengths, etc. They are shown how to raise, carry and hoist scaling, roof, and extension ladders; stretch a line by the stairway to the top floor of the tower; stretch a line on the outside of the tower bymeans of rope and make the line fast with approved knots; use of life belt and how to lower another man down; use of life line and…

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