‘Twas a Long Way to Havana

Issue 22 and Volume 84.

‘Twas a Long Way to Havana TO everyone who really takes the fire fighting profession seriously, the annual convention of the International Association of Fire Chiefs is without doubt considered the most important event of the year. That’s why, wherever these conventions are held, whether in Kalamazoo or Timbuctu, we always make it our business to have staff representatives right on the ground to get a complete, accurate, first-hand report of the proceedings to pass along to the readers of FIRE ENGINEERING. In this issue, we are happy to present what we believe is the first and only full account yet published of the recent Havana Convention. Two members of our organization, Fred Shepperd and I. H. Case, were there to make sure that we didn’t miss anything, and we hope that the story, with the numerous snapshots, will serve to bring the Havana gathering home to those who were…

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