Fire Prevention Day in New Jersey

Issue 21 and Volume 54.

Fire Prevention Day in New Jersey Last Tuesday was fire-prevention day in New Jersey, and some of the larger cities observed it with special demonstrations of an educational character. Newark had a noteworthy exhibition in the city hall, which had been planned under the direction of the bureau of combustibles and fire risks. Aside from the many citizens who visited the hall, there were firemen from outside cities, including Paterson, Elizabeth and the smaller surrounding cities. The exhibition was continued on Wednesday, when a large number of school children visited it in order to learn the lessons of fire prevention so effectively taught by the display. “This is merely a beginning,” said Captain C. Albert Gasser, head of the bureau. “We have used only oiir own materials, articles which have come to us in the line of investigation. Each exhibit lias its particular story and its cause and effect is…

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