Leadership

The ROUND TABLE

Issue 2 and Volume 107.

The ROUND TABLE For Practical Discussion of Current Fire Department and Fire Management Problems SHIFTING TRENDS IN HOUSE WATCH? THE discussion in the Round Table is a continuation of that which appeared in the January issue on practices of fire departments in maintaining house watches. The generous response from our readers makes it necessary to carry the discussion over to this issue and to the March issue as well. Readers are invited to send in their comments on this subject. Address replies to Round Table Editor, FIRE ENGINEERING, 24 West 40th Street, New York 18, N. Y. Discussion of the Topic Kenneth R. Putnam, Chief. Kitchener, Ont.: A day watch is maintained by a dispatcher who is on duty ten hours a day. The night watch dispatcher is on duty fourteen hours, but is premitted to retire between the hours of 10 P.M. and 6 A.M. with a fire telephone…

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