With the Editor

Issue 22 and Volume 83.

With the Editor The Chief and the Public The Chief of the Fire Department has many heavy responsibilities but there is one of these which perhaps is among the most important of all. It is his relation to the people of his city or town as an adviser in all matters relating to fire prevention and fire preparedness. This is one of the most intimate contacts with his public, and the citizens should be educated to a habit of referring all matters pertaining to the protection of the home, the factory and the business establishment to his judgment before taking action. A suggestion along these lines has been made by Franklin H. Wentworth, Managing Director of the National Fire Protection Association. Mr. Wentworth points out that people who are intending to buy fire extinguishers for home use should first consult their Chief before making such purchases. This is most logical.…

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