Leadership

A Vigorous Campaign Against Fire

Issue 13 and Volume 79.

A Vigorous Campaign Against Fire A vigorous publicity and advertising campaign to awaken the American people to the horrors of fire was decided upon at a convention of the Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Institute in Montreal in the last week in June attended by representatives of about 50 American and Canadian corporations engaged in the manufacture of fire equipment. The program outlined at the convention will necessitate the spending of approximately $500,000 by the fire fighters next year. The Institute itself will spend approximately $50,000 to educate the public on fire fighting. Walter Bauer, president of the Pyrene Manufacturing Company and head of the fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Institute, presided at the convention, which was held at the Windsor Hotel in Montreal, and lasted two days. Other prominent men attending were: E. G. Weed, President, Pyrene Manufacturing Company of Canada; C. Cizek, Vice-President, American-LaFrance Fire Engine Company; G. E. Thomas, President, American-LaFrance…

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