Leadership

Kodak Park— A capable industrial fire department

Issue 8 and Volume 113.

Kodak Park— A capable industrial fire department A YARDSTICK FOR IMPROVEMENT THE LARGEST industrial plant in Rochester, the Kodak Park Works of Eastman Kodak Company, with a plant population of about 20,000, is virtually an industrial community. As such, its relationship with the Rochester Fire Bureau is much the same as that of the suburban communities which are part of the mutual aid plan. Photographic materials are naturally highly sensitive to light and to many other things so that fire fighting requirements are most unusual. In addition, it is a chemical plant with some of the special hazards of the chemical industry. The principal dependence for fire protection at Kodak Park is, of course, on fire-resistive construction and complete coverage by automatic sprinklers and other fixed fire protection devices. Kodak Park, however, does have its own full-time fire department with two fire stations and six pieces of mobile equipment and…

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