White Plains, N. Y., Department Entertains

Issue 12 and Volume 88.

White Plains, N. Y., Department Entertains The White Plains, N. Y., Fire Department, Chief H. Abbot Griften, entertained the members of the local Exchange Club at a dinner on the evening of December 4. At the dinner the speakers were Mayor Robert B. Smith, and Fire Commissioner Thomas F. Foley, of White Plains, Battalion Chief Harold Burke, representing Chief McElligott, of the New York Fire Department, Chief Griffen, who outlined the improvements made and contemplated in the Fire Department, and Robert H. Lockwood, Associate Editor, FIRE ENGINEERING. At the conclusion of the dinner, the guests were escorted by the officers of the Fire Department, in an inspection of Fire Headquarters. It is Chief Griffen’s intention to entertain the Rotary and other civic associations later, in an endeavor to bring the Fire Department in closer touch with the public.

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