Report of Abilene, Tex. Progressive activities of Abilene, Tex., Fire Department were outlined and described by Chief J. Ray Roe, in his annual report to the Board of City Commissioners. Evening classes lasting one hour were held at each of the various engine houses and were in charge of the company officer. Special classes were also held for an hour at headquarters, in charge of the Assistant Chief or Senior Captain. All in the department received Advanced First Aid Certificates as the result of their American Red Cross Training.