Keystone Chiefs Meet in Reading

Issue 24 and Volume 80.

Keystone Chiefs Meet in Reading The twenty-sixth annual convention of the Keystone Fire Chiefs’ Association of Philadelphia was held in Reading, Pa, on November 19 at the Elks Home. This is the first time that the association has met outside of Philadelphia because of an old clause in the by-laws that made it imperative to meet there. After an informal reception the meeting was called to order by President Frank Sole, of Coatsvillc. Rev. Frank Rugh of Bernville, Pa., chaplain of the Berks County Firemen’s Association, offered prayer. The chiefs were welcomed by William J. Smith, superintendent of the department of public safety, Reading; Chief Ross B. Davis, of Philadelphia, responded for the association. Chief Neithammer of Reading, Chief Lutz of Wilmington, Del., and Chief Landis of Bareville, Pa., presented a report on the campaign to eliminate avoidable fire hazards. Other committees also reported. Chief Ross B. Davis of Philadelphia…

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