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First Los Angeles IAFC Conference Stresses Scientific Progress

Issue 10 and Volume 111.

First Los Angeles IAFC Conference Stresses Scientific Progress Heat wave and smog fail to slow pace of 85th annual meeting. Exhibitors continue to shatter records established in previous years THE BEST SUMMATION of the 85th Annual Conference of the International Association of Fire Chiefs was given by Secretary-Manager B. Richter Townsend when he stated at the final session, “This has been a mighty fine conference.” Attendance figures show that over 2,000 delegates and guests from more than 10 countries registered. Chief L. C. Canning, chairman of the Exhibits Committee, reported that 140 single booths and 24 apparatus spaces were contracted for by the exhibitors—a new record! Los Angeles F. D. photo Los Angeles F. D. photo In spite of the heat wave and smog which marked the last three days of the conference, the delegates swarmed from the Biltmore Hotel headquarters to the magnificent Shriners* Auditorium to explore the exhibits,…

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