Chief Stevens Honored Jay Stevens. State Fire Marshal for California for the past sixteen years, was honored when ninety-five chiefs of as many Southern California city Fire Departments gathered at their Bi-annual Convention at San Diego. Cal. At an elaborate banquet concluding the meeting, Fire Chief Ralph Williams of Fresno, Cal., Second Vice President of the I. A. F. C., made a presentation to Chief Stevens of a plaque of silver, mounted on wood and ornamented with the shields of the ninety-five chiefs who comprise the membership of the conference. The shields are of solid gold and each bears the name of the city it represents.