Canadian Chiefs To Meet in Peterborough

Issue 7 and Volume 86.

Canadian Chiefs To Meet in Peterborough The twenty-fifth annual convention of the Dominion Association of Fire Chiefs will be held at Peterborough, Ont., August 29-September 1. Chief Gimblett has provided a program of entertainment. The convention will consider first aid instructions in care of the injured, controlling and extinguishing fires in mining districts, and the danger of and the hazards caused by gasoline and other inflammable liquids and oils being discharged into sewers, the advantages of 1 1/2-inch hose used in connection with 2 1/2-inch hose for certain class fires, the benefits of using a master adapter and small hose, and the maintenance and care of fire hose. Headquarters will be at the Empress Hotel. There are three other hotels in Peterborough. The per capita fire loss in Bucyrus, Ohio, has been reduced to twelve cents. This is the lowest figure since 1888. There were fifty-six fire alarms during the…

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