Issue 8 and Volume 76.

PACIFIC COAST FIRE CHIEFS HAVE INTERESTING CONVENTION Discuss Lively Fire-Fighting Topics—Awards for Fire Prevention Work—Officers Elected—Pasadena Entertains Royally—A Good Attendance WITH lively discussions on forbidding the use of liquor in fire departments, the rebuilding of old apparatus, the regulation of inflammable films, the chief s cabinet and several other important fire-fighting topics, the thirty-first annual convention of the Pacific Coast Association of Fire Chiefs was held at the Maryland Hotel in Pasadena, Cal., on August 5 to 8. It was the largest convention in point of attendance that the association has ever held, 235 delegates being present. It was announced by Jay W. Stevens, secretary, that the membership of the organization now totals 305 active paid members. The city of Seattle, Wash., was chosen as the 1925 convention city. Officers Elected The officers elected were: Chief R. B. Hawcroft of Reno, Nev., President; Chief Samuel H. Short of Oakland, Cal.,…

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