Leadership

FIRE COMPANIES INSPECT LARCE RISKS IN THEIR AREAS

Issue 2 and Volume 92.

FIRE COMPANIES INSPECT LARCE RISKS IN THEIR AREAS Each of District Chiefs of Columbus, Ohio, Civen Definite Days for Taking Out Companies for Industrial Examinations CHIEF WELCH, Columbus, Ohio, has something new. From ten to _____teen firemen, in command of a District Chief, make inspections of large risks in their respective districts. Even though the men are on inspection work, they are still subject to call, should a fire break. They are notified of the alarms by radio. Chief Welch explained his new idea by saying: “You look at it this way. I could fight a fire in my home more effectively than I could in yours, because I know the location of every air vent, door, window of stairway, and the sheme of construction.” The plan was started in July, and the men are gradually becoming accustomed to the physical characteristics of the various buildings. Inspections After Working Hours…

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