Ahrens Goes with Fabric The Fabric Fire Hose Company has announced the appointment of John K. Ahrens as manager of its Pittsburgh office, effective January 14. Mr. Ahrens, who is the only son of John P. Ahrens, of the Ahrens-Fox Fire Engine Company, has had considerable experience in the selling of motor fire apparatus. He is 31 years of age and studied at the University of Cincinnati. The Pittsburgh territory embraces the central and western portions of the state of Pennsylvania. George P. Lasher, has been appointed Chief of the Edgewater, N. J., Fire Department. On September 4, 1910, he joined the volunteer department at the age of eighteen and on December 6, 1915, was appointed to the paid force. He was advanced to master mechanic on July 11, 1918; Captain and Master Mechanic, January 17, 1920; Chief, January 1, 1935.