Leadership

ANNUAL REPORTS

Issue 8 and Volume 111.

ANNUAL REPORTS Austin, Tex.—Chief J. E. Woody reports losses of $236,000 for 1957, a decrease of $515,000 over the previous year. Milwaukee, Wis.—Chief Edward E. Wischer reports losses of $2,760,840 for 1957. A significant increase in fires of incendiary origin was noted during the year. Colorado Springs, Colo.—Chief Fred H. Lausch reports losses of $53,444 for 1957, a decrease of more than $400,000 over 1956. Salt Lake City, Utah.—Chief J. K. Piercey reports losses of $465,696 for 1957, a slight increase over 1956. The department extinguished 2,024 fires during the period, highest total in its history. Dayton, Ohio.—Chief Forrest B. Lucas reports losses of $257,000 for 1957, a reduction of $309,000 over 1956. Columbia, S. C.—Chief A. McC. Marsh reports losses of $258,355 for the fiscal year 1956-1957, a decrease of 60 per cent over the previous year. Long Beach, Calif.—Chief Frank S. Sandeman reports losses of $639,501 for the…

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