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COPY OF LETTER FROM DOMINION FIRE COMMISSIONER, J. GROVE SMITH

Issue 6 and Volume 13.

COPY OF LETTER FROM DOMINION FIRE COMMISSIONER, J. GROVE SMITH 23rd March, 1920. James Armstrong, Esq., Secretary, Dominion Association of Fire Chiefs. Kingston, Ont. Dear Chief Armstrong:— In accordance with your wishes, I beg to submit herewith a memorandum relative to the matters discussed at our recent conference in Ottawa. You will remember that I suggested the advisability of obtaining the views of the Provincial Fire Marshals before we came to a final decision and I subsequently invited Mr. E. P. Heaton, Fire Marshal of Ontario, to visit me and outlined to him the various schemes which we have in mind. You will be pleased to learn that, without committing his Department to the details of our plans, he concurred in the general advisability of promoting the work. As it is essential to success that we obtain the approval of your Executive committee I will briefly review the questions at…

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