Oppose Reduction in Boston Fire Stations
The National Board of Fire Underwriters has expressed disapproval of the suggestion of the Municipal Research Bureau. of Boston, in the latter’s report that the city close four of the 57 fire stations, thereby saving $760,000 annually. The criticism of the National Board, as requested, was received by the Mayor. It was held by the board that all present apparatus is needed to take care of the hazard as it exists today, but some suggestions are made for making the present equipment more effective through rearrangement.