Zone School Opens at Poughkeepsie, N. Y.

Issue 7 and Volume 86.

Zone School Opens at Poughkeepsie, N. Y. The annual New York Zone Fire School at Poughkeepsie, N. Y., began its 1933 session the second week in May and will continue for the following ten weeks. Twenty-nine volunteer Fire Departments are sending a total of 450 men this year, and there are forty-five paid firemen, plus three fire instructors from Kingston and three from Newburgh, who are taking the course during the daytime. In addition, twenty-three volunteer Fire Chiefs are attending the School. Instructors include Captain Otto Dietz, Firemen Fred Weber and William Shelly, assisted by approved members of the Poughkeepsie Fire Department under the leadership of Chief Chris W. Noll. Changes have been made in the evolutions to make the school more interesting. Classes begin at 7 p.m. each evening with an outside drill, followed by lectures and chalk talks indoors after dark. Each member must attend one weekly drill…

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