Louisiana Firemen Re-elect Officers

Issue 10 and Volume 85.

Louisiana Firemen Re-elect Officers All officers of the Louisiana State Firemen’s Association were re-elected at the twenty-seventh annual convention held in Lafayette, September 8-10. The delegates were welcomed by Mayor Robert L. Mouton and President R. A. Bogan, Chief of Baton Rouge responded for the association. Memorial services were conducted at the First Methodist Church. A meeting was held at the court house where J. C. McEachern, of Haynesville, and Chief Felix Perez, of Rayne. spoke on the work of the State Firemen’s College. The benefits of the school were stressed and all Fire Departments were urged to send at least one man to the school. M. D. Doucet, Principal of the Southwestern Louisiana Institute Training School admitted that a large percentage of deaths by fire is due to lack of training during the formative years. He said that there should be fire drills in all schools. R. P. Strong,…

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