Leadership

F.D.I.C. Program Completed

Issue 1 and Volume 107.

F.D.I.C. Program Completed Tentative program for the 26th annual Fire Department Instructors Conferference, to be held in Memphis, February 23 through 26, 1954, was completed December 7th and 8th, at a meeting of FDIC’s 25-member programming committee, Chairman Richard E. Vernor, manager, Fire Prevention Department of Western Actuarial Bureau, Chicago, announced recently. Among the subjects slated for the 1954 conference are actual tests in fire fighting, using high pressure water fog by so-called “indirect” application; role of the fire service in tornado disasters; industrial protection problems, Including a diagnosis of the great General Motors fire at Livonia. Michigan; latest developments in fire control during atomic attacks; and numerous items on fire department operation and personnel training. Chairman Yernor said that the 1954 program included four very colorful stage demonstrations. A series of new fire department evolutions will be demonstrated at the Memphis Fire Department drill tower during part of one…

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