Box 15, Folder 11, Document 14

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‘The Fire Department has taken the necessary action to implement
’ the following programs:


Publication of a brochure that will outline the responsibilities

of each Division of the Fire Department to explain their
functions and to emphasize to the citizens of these areas that
the Fire Department exists for only one purpose - the protection

' of life and property of all citizens. This booklet will contain

such information as the requirements for employment, the
training, and benefits derived from being employed by the
City of Atlanta Fire Department, an open invitation to all-
personnel to visit their Fire Department, how to report a
fire, how to obtain emergency responses, the need for pro-
tecting fire apparatus, many fire prevention steps to be taken
by each citizen, and an explanation that the Fire Prevention
Bureau is available to assist any group by making Fire
Prevention talks, demonstrations, and showing of film,

A program of visitation into various communities for the purpose ©
of distribution of Fire Prevention literature, demonstrations of
fire equipment, and providing for dwelling inspections on request.
During the inspection an invitation will be extended to residents
to visit their community Fire Station,

Merit Badges will be purchased and maintained at each Fire
Station in sufficient quantities to give to all children visiting
the Fire Station, along with the comment that in.receiving this
badge they are assuming a helpful citizen's role in assisting
the Fire Department in preventing fires,

Coordination with the Water Department and Parks Department
in providing street showers for children in these areas utilizing
the fire hydrants,

Assignment of a coordinator to cooperate fully with City Services
Coordinators in answering complaints and grievances that come

under the jurisdiction of the Fire Department.

Provide prompt response to all alarms.

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