Leadership

Buffs’ Corner Opened

Issue 6 and Volume 95.

Buffs’ Corner Opened A cozy nook known as “Buffs Corner” has been opened in the historic firehouse of Engine No. 1 in Washington, D. C., by the Communications Unit of the Auxiliary Fire Service. “Buffs Corper” is expected to be to Capital volunteer firemen what the “Amen Corner” was to the newspapermen of old New York. Engine No. 1 on K Street, where the unit has just finished sixty hours of training, is famous because it is the first company due at the White House and carries keys to the White House gates. Here in “Buffs Corner” within sound of the “joker,” meetings of the wartime citizen firemen will be held. Dr. Edward Gookin, No. 1 Washington buff, former honorary deputy chief of the Boston Fire Department and president of the unit, has undertaken to fit up the corner. Dr. Gookin has presented a set of FIRE ENGINEERING books of…

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