Leadership

The ROUND TABLE

Issue 8 and Volume 105.

The ROUND TABLE For Practical Discussion of Current Fire Depariment and Fire Management Problems USE OF POWER BOATS BY FIRE DEPARTMENTS THE Round Table of this month is a fitting corollary to the study on rescue services published elsewhere in this issue of FIRE ENGINEERING. In the belief that our readers would like to know to what extent small boats and power propulsion are being employed by fire departments throughout the country, a representative number of fire chiefs selected from every part of the nation where there are waterways or where flood conditions may exist, were asked the questions in the box on this page. Unlike some Round Table questions, there appeared to be no sharply divided opinions on this current topic. Because questionnaires were sent to departments on or near waterways, it was expected that a large number of respondents would admit to having these emergency boats. Such proved…

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