Fire Profession Placed on High Plane

Issue 25 and Volume 83.

Fire Profession Placed on High Plane In addressing the monthly meeting of the Fort Collins, Col., Fire Department, Chief T. P. Treadwell said: “The fireman of today has placed his profession in a higher plane. He is a different man from the old school fireman and the development of fire prevention and fire extinguishing is progressing on an upward course, not alone for the benefit of the taxpayer, but for the fireman himself. Beef and brawn no longer mean a good fireman and college graduates in our larger departments are not uncommon.” Chief Treadwell has been reading a paper at each of the monthly meetings, which are in the form of class instruction. Beginning with the next meeting, each of the two fire captains will present a paper of his own for the instruction of department members. First Chief of Elkhart Lake Dead—William Schwartz, first Fire Chief of Elkhart Lake,…

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