Nassau County Council Wants School

Issue 24 and Volume 84.

Nassau County Council Wants School Fire Chiefs Council of Nassau County went on record Friday night. November 6, as favoring establishment of a school of instruction for volunteer firemen and recommending appointment of a traveling instructor, after the Rev. Joseph R. Alten, had outlined the purposes of the school. The meeting was held in Woodmere Fire Department headquarters and was attended by some 65 Chiefs and ex-Chiefs from about 20 Fire Departments. George Maier, Chief of Long Beach, presided. Just as the meeting was about to convene the Woodmere fire alarm sounded for a small fire on the roof of a dwelling and several of the Chiefs accepted the invitation to ride on the apparatus. The fire was caused by an overheated chimney. Damage was slight. President Maier reported on the convention of the International Fire Chiefs in Cuba recently and urged other Chiefs to join since it gave opportunity…

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