INSIGNIAS OF OFFICE.
ASSISTANT CHIEF ENGINEER
ENGINEERS, DRIVERS, TILLERMAN, HOSEMEN, AND LADDERMEN.
FOR ALL OFFICERS.
BUTTONS ON OFFICERS' COATS.
Assistance Chief Engineer--Made of gilt metal, 8 on each side, in groups of 2, and 5 on each sleeve.
Captains--Made of gilt metal, 7 on each side, equi-distant, and 4 on each sleeve.
Lieutenants--Made of white metal, 7 on each side, equi-distant, and 3 on each sleeve.
Engineers, Drivers, Tillermen, Hosemen and Laddermen--Coat to be single-breasted, square cut, buttoned to the neck with 7 buttons; to be finished raw edges, double stitched 3/8 inch; plain seams; also seams cut down center of back; Prussian collar, turned down to 2 1/3 inches deep in center of back and 2 3/8 inches deep at points in front; no pockets outside; two inside crossways. Cuffs of sleeves to be double-stitched at a point 3 1/2 inches from bottom of sleeve; 2 buttons facing inside turned in and single-stitched. Buttons to be of white metal. The length of the coat to be to the middle knuckle of the first finger.
Vests--Single-breasted, double-stitched; to be open no more than 14 inches from center of back; 7 buttons for officers and 6 for all others.
Trousers--Two top, two hip and one fob or watch pocket; width to be one inch smaller at bottom than at knee.
Shirt--For Chief Engineer, Assistant Chief Engineer and Secretary--To be made of linen or muslin, with white linen collar. For all others as follows--Made of non-shrinkable blue flannel; collar 4 1/2 inches deep at points, 2 1/2 inches at back when finished; 3 rows of stitching; collar band 1 inch in front and 2 inches in back. Breast piece to be shield-shaped 13 1/2 inches long and 5 1/2 inches wide; 9 buttons on shield, 3 open on right side; 3 rows of stitching; double yoke, 2 points, 3 rows of stitching; body and sleeves double-stitched; cuffs open 4 inches, long points, 7 1/2 inches, short points 6 inches, 3 buttons, 2 button holes, 3 rows of stitching; all silk sewed. Buttons to be first grade white pearl, 1 inch in diameter; for sleeves 1/2 inch diameter. Button-holes to be hand made.
Cravat--For Chief Engineer, Assistant Chief Engineer and Secretary, optional; for all others as follows--A narrow neck-tie or bow of black silk, not less than three-fourths of an inch in width, tied in a flat knot in front, the ends not to extend more than 3 inches from the knot.
Suspenders for Trousers--Plain black or dark blue; no fancy colors, figures or stripes.
Black Shoes; no tan or other fancy shoes.
Caps--Of regulation Fire Department pattern, 3 1/2 inches deep, with slightly
bell-shaped sides and gilt cord for Chief Engineer, Assistant Chief Engineer and Captains;
for all others, straight sides and leather chin straps, with leather sides fastened to the
cap on each side by two small regulation L.A.F.D. buttons; two metal eyelets on each side
of cap for ventilation.