Leadership

Public Urged to Consult With Chief

Issue 22 and Volume 83.

Public Urged to Consult With Chief Franklin H. Wentworth, of Boston, Managing Director of the National Fire Protection Association, was the speaker at a meeting of Maine fire chiefs held in Portland on Oct. 22. His topic was “The Fire Chief’s Responsibilities.” He said in part: “The fire chief should be an adviser of his people in all matters of fire safety. There is a great need for his counsel in the protection of the home. Business and industry are now pretty well trained in self-protection. The home, however, is just awakening. It needs the guidance of the fire chief, the man provided by the city for that purpose. The educational value of presidential proclamations, fire prevention week exercises, and the teaching of fire prevention in our schools, is stimulating our people to take steps to safeguard their homes, and here is where they need the Fire Chief’s advice. He…

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