Paris Fire Chief on His American Trip

Issue 14 and Volume 75.

Paris Fire Chief on His American Trip Fire Commissioner Theodore A. Glynn has received from Major Paul Vanginot, chief of the Paris fire brigade, a copy of the latter’s report of his tour of inspection of the fire departments of the United States. One hundred pages are devoted to various reports on cities, and twelve of these pages are given to Boston. No word of criticism is found in the report of the Boston Fire Department. In the last paragraph of the preface Major Vanginot refers to the Boston Fire Department in these words: “In preparing this work my personal feelings may have crept in despite my earnest efforts to eliminate everything personal from the report. The readers will bear with me therefore, when I assure them that in writing this book there was ever present in my mind that illustrious motto of my excellent friends and comrades in the…

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