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FIRE DEPARTMENT INSTRUCTORS HOLD CONFERENCE AT MEMPHIS

Issue 2 and Volume 92.

FIRE DEPARTMENT INSTRUCTORS HOLD CONFERENCE AT MEMPHIS Instructors Present from 28 States—Much Discussion on Establishment of Concrete Program for Fire Service Training THE Eleventh Annual Fire Department Instructors Conference was opened Tuesday morning. January 10, in the Assembly Hall of the Memphis Fire Department Headquarters and continued until shortly after midday on Friday, January 13. The Conference was sponsored by the Fire Prevention Department of the Western Actuarial Bureau in cooperation with the Memphis Fire Department. This conference has grown to assume a position of tremendous importance in the promotion and achievement of fire service educational work. It is the outgrowth of an informal meeting called among a group of six individuals who were in the employ of fire insurance underwriting and rating bureaus in the Middle West section of the country, as traveling fire department instructors. First Meeting in Chicago The first meeting was called in Chicago in 1929…

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