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PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF PRINCIPLES OF MUTUAL ASSISTANCE AT FIRES

Issue 8 and Volume 90.

PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF PRINCIPLES OF MUTUAL ASSISTANCE AT FIRES How the Fire Chiefs’ Association of Westchester County, N. Y., Handles the Problem of Helping One Another in Case of Conflagrations or Large Fires THERE is a great diversity of opinion regarding the problem of answering out-of-town calls, especially so when a charge for such service is involved. The Fire Chiefs Emergency Plan, Westchester County, state of New York, after a great deal of time and thought expended in perfecting a system for rendering aid to a neighboring community in case of a disastrous fire beyond the resources of the fire fighting facilities at its command, is now operating under an agreement whereby immediate aid is furnished in such an emergency. The entire county was charted, and each community furnished with a printed card, 19 x 24 inches in size, showing in detail each locality, the number and size of pumpers,…

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