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THE NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION AND THE FIREMEN

Issue 16 and Volume 58.

THE NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION AND THE FIREMEN The International Association of Fire Engineers has been officially for many years an active member of the National Fire Protection Association, and many of our individual members have long been members of your body and yet we have not been able, so far, to render one another any conspicuous service. This has been in no way the fault either of one organization or the other, but the natural result of a different outlook and direction of energy. We have been traveling toward the same goal by separate roads which are now rapidly converging; and we must soon march shoulder to shoulder as comrades in the common cause if we are to make the desired headway against the common enemy. An awakened public comprehension of the economic significance of the fire waste is placing new burdens upon us both; burdens which we cannot…

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