All in Favor—

All in Favor—

THE Birmingham, Ala. Fire Department has been making quite a name for itself—and incidentally for FIRE ENGINEERING.

  • Birmingham is one of the many large cities that boasts a copy of FIRE ENGINEERING in every fire house.
  • Unlike most other such cities, the department doesn’t enter a bulk subscription for this journal. Instead, it’s pretty much up to the men in the individual fire stations to decide whether or not they want FIRE ENGINEERING — and whether or not each year’s subscription shall he renewed.
  • In order to be brutally fair about this, at least one company—the Central Park Fire Station, on Ave. Q. come renewal time, takes a poll of all the Brothers. Fach states whether he’s for or against renewal.
  • How do we know this? Well, for one reason, on the back of the current 2-year renewal subscription invoice is this message: “All in favor of reordering FIRE ENGINEERING vote yes.” Then there’s a column under the heading “YES” and one under the heading “NO.”
  • Nine names are listed under the “YES” sign. Not a name under the “NO”!
  • And so we vote our thanks to Messrs: Pridmore, Griffin, Langley, Stewart, Smith, Rawlings, Perry, Rogers and Walker of the “Ave. Q” station, Birmingham Fire Department, for their vote of confidence in FIRE ENGINEERING.
  • This is the sort of reader acceptance that has spurred on this Journal’s editors and advertisers for going on threequarters of a century !

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