Idaho Firemen Meet in Buhl

Issue 19 and Volume 79.

Idaho Firemen Meet in Buhl The meeting of the Idaho State Firemen’s Association was held in Buhl on September 8-10. The following are some of the interesting papers that were presented at the gathering: “Matches and Smoking,” by R. E. McEntire of Rexburg; “Defective Chimneys,” by Chief Jack Bell of Twin Falls; “The Necessity of Fire Prevention,” by Chief R. H. Stewart, Buhl; “Common Fire Dangers in the Home,” by Chief R. C. Hamlett of Jerome; “Who Profits Most by Fire Prevention,” by Chief H. E. Canine of Burley; “The Volunteer Fire Department and its Problems,” by Chief H. E. Gilling of Rupert. The association drafted a resolution for presentation at the next session of the state legislature for a law to change the state compensation act so that the volunteer and call firemen would be entitled to compensation in a manner similar to that awarded to paid firemen. The…

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