North California Firemen Meet Several state officials were present at the quarterly meeting of the Northern California Firemen’s Association that was held in Redding, September 27. There were 126 firemen, rangers and officials present. L. S. Bush, Engineer of the Fire Underwriters of the Pacific explained how fire insurance rates were determined. Chief Otto B. Miller of Williams read a paper on fire protection in rural districts. W. K. Palmer, Secretary of the Oroville Fire Department had a part on the program. During the day there was a parade, and the meeting ended with a banquet at which a number of after dinner speeches were made.