Fire fighting, the front line of civil defense

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8th in the series.

Commissioner Wallander talks to Fire Commissioner Frank J. Quayle about fire fighting in New York City. Surveys show that the present peace time strength is sufficient to protect the city during normal times, though they are far below those required for war time. Recruitment of members for the Fire Auxiliary Corps; women are eligible to join the communications department. Water supply for fighting fires.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 71806
Municipal archives id: LT1797