Westchester Chiefs Discuss First Aid

Issue 2 and Volume 86.

Westchester Chiefs Discuss First Aid A largely attended and interesting meeting of the Fire Chiefs’ Emergency Plan was held at Fire Headquarters. Mount Vernon, N. Y., at 8:30 p.m., on January 18. Following the regular order of business, the President, Chief Arthur K. Steuhl, Eastchester Township, N. Y., called upon Judge Coop, of Bronxville, for a report of the Committee on Unemployment. Judge Coop said that some eighteen or twenty laws of interest to firemen had been drafted for presentation to the New York State Legislature, and among them was one taking care of the compensation of unemployed volunteer firemen. At present the unemployed fireman receives no compensation for injuries, but the new bill, which was sure to become a law, provides for a certain percentage of benefit. Four new members of the Plan were elected from Larchmont, N. Y. Treasurer Riviere reported a balance in the bank of $498.73.…

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