Leadership

Fire Detection at COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG

Issue 2 and Volume 112.

Fire Detection at COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE restoration project ever undertaken in this country is the historic portions of Williamsburg, Va., located some 50 miles east of Richmond. The former capital of Virginia is being returned to its 18th century appearance by means of funds provided by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Over $50,000,000 have been expended and the work still continues. According to Fire Marshal Elliot Jayne, the restoration corporation works on the premise of prompt warning when a fire occurs and response of fire department personnel and equipment within a twominute period. Continued on page 128 COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG Continued from page 109 Since 1950, this philosophy has paid off extremely well. Fire damage to Restoration property has been kept to less than $100.00. This is a remarkable low loss when one considers the huge value of the property involved and the thousands of visitors who pass through or…

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