Leadership

Meeting Held of Fire Chiefs’ Emergency Plan

Issue 3 and Volume 93.

Meeting Held of Fire Chiefs’ Emergency Plan Bernard Scully, special agent for the National Board of Fire Underwriters, and ex-president of the Fairfield County Fire Chiefs’ Emergency Plan, was the speaker at a meeting of the Plan held in the new Nichols, Conn., firehouse. His topic was “The Crime of Arson” and as usual was interesting from start to finish. Mr. Scully said that there are now forty-three states with uniform arson laws, a condition that did not exist a few years ago. He criticized some fire departments as not being on their toes in detecting signs of arson at fires, and not noting conditions of rooms, if no one is home, the clothes closets, and noting whether the usual amount of clothing is stored, or seeing that the furniture is properly arranged. He cited an instance where a house was set afire twice in one night, because the fire…

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