Leadership

Alert Firemen’s Association Holds First Regional School

Issue 12 and Volume 107.

Alert Firemen’s Association Holds First Regional School The First Regional Volunteer Firemen’s Training School, sponsored by the Alert Firemen’s Association of Michigan, was held in Lansing, Michigan, on successive Saturdays, September 18th and 25th, 1954. The school evolutions included (1) Hose and Nozzles; (2) First Aid and Rescue; (3) Use of small equipment and hand extinguishers, and (4) Ladder evolutions, handled by instructors (accredited by the L’niversity of Michigan); Chief Albert Lumhvahl of Norton Township Fire Department; Lieut. Arthur F’oster, Lansing F’ire Department; Assistant Chief Pratt; Battalion Chief Morgan of the Flint F’ire Department; Battalion Chief Don Burrows of Battle Creek Fire Department and Fire Inspector Ches. Miller of Mt. Clemons Fire Department, working under the tutorage of Malcolm Whale of the State Board of Vocational Training. The first day’ of school had 220 enrollees from 52 Departments. Sessions were carried on despite almost constant heavy rain; but the second…

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