Fire Alarm System Works, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-11


view raw text

Fire Alarm System Works BELMONT PARK, Elmont, L. I., N. Y.. May 10. — There was excitement in the stable area just before 1:00 a. m. today when an Elmont fire engine roared through the streets in answer to an alarm that came from Oleg Dubassoffs barn. Fortunately it was false, but showed, the speed with which Belmonts fire alarm system works. The boxes, set up at the barn sides this year, in addition to those set through the stable area last year, signal at once in the Elmont fire station, indicators showing which part of the track the alarm comes from. A horse, in the hands of a "hot" walker, kicked the barns side and the jar set off the delicate mercury in the box. Three engines converged on the scene in a bit more than two minutes, resulting in an eventual small traffic jam.

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1950051101_38_2
Library of Congress Record: