Cry Wolf Quotes
Not only is this against the principal of home rule, but such legislation transfers the enforcement of the law to an unknown and untried body of men and takes it out of the hands of the Fire Department….one of the most efficient departments of the City of New York.
[Sprinkler systems are a] cumbersome and costly apparatus.
[Those killed in factory fires are] an infinitesimal proportion of the population.
Many owners will be so financially embarrassed by the great expenditure made necessary thereby that great numbers of buildings would be forced into foreclosure or otherwise sacrificed.