New Drill Tower Completed

Issue 1 and Volume 93.

New Drill Tower Completed A new four-story modern drill tower has just been completed by the city of Savannah, Ga. The tower was designed by Chief John Monroe and the cost of its construction was borne jointly by the city of Savannah and the WPA. The front of the tower will be used for hose and ladder work; the back side has a street fire escape; a third side will be used for rescue work. Included in the tower are a sprinkler and standpipe system, a smoke room, officers’ class room, a salvage and equipment room. It is centrally located so that all companies in the department can easily report for drills in all phases of fire fighting, fire prevention and fire control. These drills wll be under the supervision of Chief Monroe.

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