Nassau County Firemen Meet

Issue 14 and Volume 84.

Nassau County Firemen Meet Sixty-nine volunteer fire companies from various Fire Departments in Nassau County, L. I., participated in the twentysixth anniversary tournament held at Great Neck, N. Y., June 24. Besides the regular companies in the parade, there were three units of ladies auxiliaries, one junior department hauling a hose reel and two Fire Department ambulances. The prizes for the most men in line and the best appearing department were awarded to Freeport. A fireman from Westbury was injured during the ladder contest. In jumping off the ladder truck while it was in motion, his toe caught and he went sliding on his face for several feet. He was removed in a Fire Department ambulance to a nearby hospital. Several persons on the judges stand were given a ducking when a hose line became unmanageable in a hose-laying contest. Several contest records of the association were broken. The time…

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