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FIRE SCHOOLS ESTABLISHED IN MANY ZONES IN VIRGINIA

Issue 10 and Volume 86.

FIRE SCHOOLS ESTABLISHED IN MANY ZONES IN VIRGINIA When the Entire Program is Instituted There Will Be Twenty Municipal Zone Schools and One County Zone School in the State SEVERAL months of planning and preliminary work on the part of Virginia firemen materialized in August in the inauguration of fire training schools on a zone basis throughout the State. These schools are sponsored by the Virginia State Firemen’s Association and the State Fire Chiefs’ Association of Virginia, in conjunction with the League of Virginia Municipalities and the State Division of Trade and Industrial Education. The plan of organization is similar to that employed so successfully last year in the police training schools. However, in an effort to make training easily accessible to every fireman, several additional zones have been designated until there are now twenty municipal zone schools and one county zone school. Twelve municipal schools started training in September…

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