Protection Provided for Fair Buildings

Issue 6 and Volume 85.

Protection Provided for Fair Buildings Three completely equipped fire stations will be erected as part of the fire-fighting defenses of the Century of Progress Exposition buildings now in the course of construction in Chicago. An automatic A. D. T. alarm system will be placed in the buildings and around the grounds, and in addition there will be compulsory watchman service, a complete pumping system, and standpipe and hose connections for each building. The fair will also have the cooperation of the Chicago Fire Department. As soon as any of the exposition buildings is completed, it is equipped with A.D.T. fire alarm service. At present a fire patrol truck maintains contact with all fair structures during the night.

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