Leadership

New York Department Conducts Training Drills Via Public Radio

Issue 2 and Volume 110.

New York Department Conducts Training Drills Via Public Radio The New York City Fire College has taken an unusual step forward in the training of firemen by means of a new series of radio programs broadcast over commercial radio station WNYC. The programs are directed primarily at firemen, both in their fire stations and in their homes, but the public is encouraged to listen and it is estimated that about 100,000 people hear the broadcast each week. The fact that radio station WNYC is municipally owned and operated facilitates this particular type of programming. However, it is the opinion of those responsible for the project, that the same idea may be adopted by other departments through their regular local commercial broadcast stations which may be able to schedule the program as on public service time. The subject matter of each program in the series, although basically technical and designed to…

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