Chief Callahan Forms Disaster Plan

Issue 11 and Volume 93.

Chief Callahan Forms Disaster Plan Chief Andrew T. Callahan. Harrison, N. J., Fire Department has been working to place into operation, a plan calling for mutual assistance in the event of a disastrous fire occurring in one or more of the large industrial plants in that city. There are over fourteen of these large industries in Harrison having fire brigades. A conference has been held which was attended by the industrial Fire Chiefs. At this conference they were given a questionnaire which when answered gave the complete list of fire equipment in each of the plants. Future meetings are to be held at which time further details, such as calling system, and means of transportation of fire fighting equipment and manpower will be taken up. It is understood that the plan is to be used only for industrial plant fires. The plan will not go into operation until outside aid…

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