Rhode Island Chiefs’ Club Meets

Issue 11 and Volume 86.

Rhode Island Chiefs’ Club Meets Chief Frank Charlesworth, of Providence, R. L, presided at a very well attended meeting of the Fire Chiefs’ Club of Rhode Island held in the old Pioneer Volunteer Fire Company Hall, Providence. T. Franklin, of the Automobile Insurance Association of America, explained how explosions and fires occur through spontaneous combustion, and enlivened his talk with demonstrations. Col. Allen Peck, of the Pennsylvania Petroleum Products Corporation, gave a demonstration of a domestic oil burner that had many safety devices for the control and prevention of fire. Alfred N. Miner, Chairman of the Fire Prevention Committee of the Massachusetts Safety Council, spoke on the progress made in fire prevention and firemen’s training in New England. Joseph F. MacDonald gave a report of the July and October meetings of the Rhode Island State Firemen’s League. The club was entertained by Ex-Capt. John J. Mullen, of blast Providence, the…

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