50th Anniversary of Vi oreester Fire Patrol

Issue 26 and Volume 78.

50th Anniversary of Vi oreester Fire Patrol The 50th anniversary of the Worcester, Mass., Fire Patrol was celebrated on December 1 with a banquet in the Hotel Bancroft. There were 150 guests present including representatives of the Worcester Fire Department. National Board of Fire Underwriters, and the Box 4 Associates. Among those at the head table were Mayor Michael J. O’Hara, Chief Charles L. McCarthy, of the Worcester Fire Department; President Roland S. G. Frodigh, of the board of aldermen; President Victor E. Hillman, of the common council; John Ashmead, of the National Board of Fire Underwriters; Otis C. White, president of the Box 4 Associates; Daniel Brosnihan, president of the fire department officers’ club; Michael O’Mailey, president of the fire department privates’ club; and John Yatter, the only surviving member of the original fire patrol company. Edmund L. Sanders, president of the Worcester Protective Association, acted as toastmaster. Superintendent…

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