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LIVELY DISCUSSIONS FEATURE N. F. P. A. ANNUAL MEETING

Issue 10 and Volume 79.

LIVELY DISCUSSIONS FEATURE N. F. P. A. ANNUAL MEETING Changes in Electrical Code Vigorously Attacked Oil Fires and Dust Explosions Among Subjects Officers Elected ONE of the best attended and most important conventions of the National Fire Protection Association (International) was held at the Chalfonte-Haddon Hall Hotels, Atlantic City, N. J., on May 10 to 13. This was the thirtieth annual meeting of the association and there were 508 delegates, which, it was said, broke all records for attendance. In his annual address President Rudolph P. Miller declared that 6 per cent of the nation’s fires in 1925 were caused by careless smokers. “Other careless practices,” he said, “added another 4 per cent., bringing the total number of fires due to carelessness to 10 per cuit.” Mr. Miller, formerly Superintendent of Buildings in Manhattan. made a plea L>r stricter zoning restrictions, and asserted that fire hazards could be lessened by…

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