Clinton County Organizes

Issue 6 and Volume 101.

Clinton County Organizes Clinton County, New York’s most northern county, extending to the Canadian Border, now has its own Firemen’s Association, fathered by Levi L. Todriff, Chief of the Chazy, N. Y., Fire Department. With the exception of the City of Plattsburg, all fire protection in the County is provided by volunteers. It was because of this fact and in response to the need for a workable mutual aid system and other improvements in the fire service, that the new association was formed, the Constitution being adopted on May 10, 1948. The Association’s first convention and annual meeting will be held July 18, 1948 in Dannemora, N. Y., the Walter M. Thayer Hose Company of that village serving as host. Melvin W. Titus, Chief Fire Inspector of Clinton Prison and secretary of the Dannemora Fire Department, was named convention chairman. The program will include the annual meeting; parade of fire…

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