Leadership

the round table

Issue 9 and Volume 113.

the round table DEPARTMENTS discussion of current fire department and fire management problems School Fire Prevention Practices THE NATION’S schools have now reopened for the 1960-61 year and much public attention will be focussed on fire safety education and school inspections until the conclusion of Fire Prevention Week. To find out how representative fire chiefs meet their obligations and responsibilities in this area, FIRE ENGINEERING posed the questions found on this page. Judging from the replies received to date, there are few problems faced by the fire service in making school inspections where specific state laws or codes, plus local fire prevention ordinances, have been enacted. In some I scattered instances, there are governmental jurisdiction questions involved, It might be well for the fire service in such areas to search for a means to resolve these legal stumbling blocks before a tragedy occurs. The question of teachers and administrative persons…

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