Rome, Manila and Tokyo Chiefs To Attend Meeting

Issue 8 and Volume 113.

Rome, Manila and Tokyo Chiefs To Attend Meeting The International Association of Fire Chiefs has reported that invitations to its 87th annual conference in Rochester have been accepted by a number of representatives from fire services abroad. Among them are Chiefs Osvaldo Piermarini, of Italy, Eulogio Samio, of Manila and Hikotake Eto of Tokyo, Japan. Chief Samio, who will arrive in the United States in late August from Europe, heads the fire service in the Philippines. He was in Japan last month to attend the annual meeting of the fire service there. Chief Piermarini, new commandant of the Italian Central Fire School, is one of the best-known fire officers in Europe. He was formerly chief of the Rome Fire Corps, which is the largest fire department in Italy. Chief Eto is president of the Fire Chief’s Association of Japan and chief officer of the Tokyo Metropolitan Fire Board.

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