Illinois Fire College Held

Issue 7 and Volume 96.

Illinois Fire College Held The Nineteenth Fire College, held under the auspices of the Illinois Firemen’s Association, met at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, on June 8-11. Approximately 530 delegates were in attendance, representing 154 cities and towns in Illinois and six other states. Highlights on the program included papers by Dean C. M. Thompson, State Rubber Coordinator, Champaign, on “The Rubber Situation in Illinois”; by Hon. John H. Craig, State Fire Marshal and State Fire Coordinator, Springfield, I11., on “Defense Training in Illinois in 1943, and Distribution of OCD Equipment”; by Major J. R. Weber, Internal Security Division, U. S. Army, Sixth Service Command, Chicago, on “The Fire Fighting Service in the Division of Internal Security”; by A. H. Gent, Fire Prevention Engineer, Office of the Chief of Engineers, War Department, Washington, D. C., on “Design Trends in Fire Apparatus”; George Tatnall, Engineer, National Board of Fire Underwriters, Chicago,…

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