States Cooperate in President’s Program

Issue 4 and Volume 101.

States Cooperate in President’s Program Twenty States have held or definitely scheduled State-wide fire prevention conferences since the Washington conference called by President Truman last May. Major General Philip B. Fleming, Federal Works Administrator and General Chairman of the President’s Conference on Fire Prevention, released the reports assembled at the meeting of the Continuing Committee of the Conference held here early in March of this year. W. E. Reynolds, Commissioner of the Public Buildings Administration, Federal Works Agency, Chairman of the Continuing Committee, reported to General Fleming that the following States have held or set dates for State-wide conferences : Kentucky, Minnesota, Ohio, Kansas, Texas, New Hampshire, West Virginia, Massachusetts, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maine, Florida, Maryland, Colorado, Illinois, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Tennessee and Oregon. A. Bruce Bielaski, assistant general manager of the National Board of Fire Underwriters and executive director of the conference, reported that committees have been set…

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