Issue 11 and Volume 56.

FIRE PREVENTION IN WISCONSIN State Fire Marshal Clem. P. Host, of Wisconsin, addressed the annual convention of the Wisconsin State Paid Firemen’s Association, held at Racine, August 9, on Fire Prevention, as follows: I am pleased to have this opportunity of expressing my gratification of the manner in which your members have taken up the responsibilities and burdens in the line of fire prevention work during the past year. I recall mentioning at Neenah, at ydur last convention, about the work of inspections,, apd hazarding an opinion as to the beneficial results which would come from work along this line. At that time, if you recall, 1 endeavored to present the idea that if we could keep Ml the premises throughout the state in such condition so as to prevent the rapid spread of a fire during its start we would materially reduce the fire loss. The work of inspection…

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