Conference Held at Worcester

Issue 2 and Volume 91.

Conference Held at Worcester In spite of bad weather conditions, which included icy roadways and a pouring rain, there was a large attendance at the annual Fire-Fighting Conference which was held in the Memorial Auditorium in Worcester, Mass., in connection with the Union Agricultural Meeting, on January 7. George O. Mansfield, Chief Fire Inspector of the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety, presided. The speakers at the morning session were Ernest J. Dean, Massachusetts Conservation Commissioner; Crosby A. Hoar, U. S. Forest Service; and Chief Ray D. Wells, Falmouth, Mass., Fire Department. The latter described in a graphic manner “The Progress of Radio Communication on Cape Cod in relation to Forest Fire Control.” At the afternoon meeting the speakers were Stephen C. Garrity, State Fire Marshal of Massachusetts; John M. L. Groby, American District Telegraph Company; A. von Thaden, United States Chamber of Commerce; and W. L. Lloyd, Jr., General Electric…

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