The Havana Fire Department

Issue 12 and Volume 85.

The Havana Fire Department With a Military Type of Organization, Efficiency Features While there was published in the issue preceding the 1931 convention of the I. A. F. C. an article on Havana and its Fire Department, the description which follows is so much more complete that it will prove of interest to those who attended the convention and also to those unable to be there. HAVANA, besides being a beautiful city, where the limber elbow may exercise freely, is noteworthy for its peculiar combination of the new and old. The visitor who rides down the hroad Malacon sees a vista of the modern city with several towered buildings to the left, replicas of Northern skyscrapers, while ahead looms the picturesque Nacional Hotel, stretching its sixteen stories to a vantage point at the harbor mouth. Before reaching the Malacon the visitor has traversed the old city, with its varied and…

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