Coast Chiefs Meet at Sun Valley

Issue 11 and Volume 108.

Coast Chiefs Meet at Sun Valley The annual conference of the Pacific Coast Inter-Mountain Association of Fire Chiefs was held at Sun Valley, Idaho, September 14-17 inclusive, with Chief J. K. Piercey, Salt Lake City, the President, presiding. Attendance was up to average, and the isolation of the resort resulted in full attendance at all technical sessions. An attractive program was arranged by Chief Edward Grenfell, of Portland, Chairman of the Program Committee. The meeting got under way on the evening of Wednesday, September 14, with opening ceremonies, followed by the annual Memorial Services. Thursday morning was devoted to technical papers, which included: “Urban Planning and Fire. Protection,” by Walter G. Wells, Engineer of the National Board of Fire Underwriters, San Francisco, Cal.; “Oil Fires,” by Chief George R. McAlpine, Oklahoma City, Okla., and “Radiation Hazards,” by Chief Otto Karg, National Reactor Testing Station, Idaho Falls, Idaho. The Thursday afternoon…

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