Denmark Hosts Nordic Fire Fighters Conference

Issue 6 and Volume 111.

Denmark Hosts Nordic Fire Fighters Conference The 16th annual Nordic Firemen’s Study Conference held a four-day session in Copenhagen on May 6-9. Sponsored by the Municipal Firemen’s Association of Greater Copenhagen, the conference program included such topics as fire fighting practices, status and development of apparatus design, relations between fire departments and civil defense, and the treatment of burns. Two periods were given to the subject of fire extinguishment in radioactive material. Field trips included the Civil Defense Center in Hillerod and Copenhagen’s Kastrup Airport where fire fighting and rescue equipment was inspected. The conference adjourned after a banquet on Friday evening, May 9. In addition to firemen and experts from Copenhagen, 104 delegates representing seven foreign countries registered. The committee on arrangements was headed by Borge Nordhav. chairman, and Leo Kroner, secretary, both members of the Copenhagen Fire Brigade. The conferences which have been held each year since 1942,…

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