Fire protection, a complete manual of the organization, machinery, discipline, and general working of the Fire brigade of London (Google eBook)

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1876
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Page 292 - Any damage occasioned by the fire brigade in the due execution of their duties shall be deemed to be damage by fire within the meaning of any policy of insurance against fire.
Page 291 - ... generally he may take any measures that appear expedient for the protection of life and property, with • power by himself or his men to break into or through, or take possession of, or pull down any premises for the purpose of putting an end to a fire, doing as little damage as possible ; he may also on any such occasion cause the water to be shut off from the mains and pipes of any district, in order to give a greater supply and pressure of water in the district in which the fire has occurred...
Page 291 - ... remove, any persons who interfere by their presence with the operations of the fire brigade, and generally he may take any measures that appear expedient for the protection of life and property, with power by himself or his men to break into or through, or take possession of, or pull down any premises for the purpose of putting an end to a fire...
Page 291 - On the occasion of a fire the chief or other officer in charge of the fire brigade may, in his discretion, take the command of any volunteer fire brigade, or other persons who voluntarily place their services at his disposal, and may remove, or order any fireman to remove, any persons who interfere by their presence with the operations of the fire brigade, and generally he may take any measures that appear expedient for the protection of life and property, with power...
Page 64 - Esq. Bankers — BANK OF LIVERPOOL : UNION BANK OF LONDON. Solicitors— Messrs. LACES, BIRD. NEWTON, and RICHARDSON. Directors— London Board. — Offices : Cornhill, and Charing Cross. Chairman— Sir CHARLES NICHOLSON, Bart, DCL Deputy-Chairman— -W '. MACNAUGHTAN, Esq.
Page i - FIRE PROTECTION. A Complete Manual of the Organisation, Machinery, Discipline and General Working of the Fire Brigade of London.
Page 64 - Esq. Medical Referees — JR BENNETT, Esq., MD, A. ANDERSON, Esq., FRCS Consulting Surgeon — Sir JAMES PAGET, Bart. Bankers — THE LONDON AND COUNTY BANK ; Messrs. GLYN, MILLS, CURRIES, and Co.
Page 64 - Insurers for Losses by Fire. In proof of the public confidence in the principles and conduct of this Establishment, it will suffice to state that the total business amounts to £125,000,000.
Page 291 - ... place their services at his disposal, and may remove, or order any fireman to remove, any persons who interfere by their presence with the operations of the fire brigade, and generally he may take any measures that appear expedient for the protection of life and property, with power by himself...
Page 291 - Act to be entrusted to the Metropolitan Board of Works ; and with a view to the performance of that duty it shall be lawful for them to provide and maintain an efficient force of firemen, and to furnish them with all such fire engines, horses, accoutrements, tools, and implements as may be necessary for the complete equipment of the force, or conducive to the efficient performance of their duties.

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