Six Stations at Fort Devens
A recent check of the activities of the fire department at Fort Devens, Mass., revealed that eleven alarms were sounded during the months of January and February. A majority of alarms were for brush fires or back-fires in boilers in buildings in the construction area.
The department which was organized and trained under the leadership of Chief Dewey Downing has six stations equipped and manned. The personnel of the department consists of Chief Downing, two district Chiefs, and a number of civilian firemen and selective service soldiers, bringing the total force up to sixty men. A list of fire prevention measures is posted in all of the barracks in the fort.