HOLY LAND fire fighters strive for modernization

Issue 4 and Volume 114.

HOLY LAND fire fighters strive for modernization THE FIRE SERVICE is one of the greatest fraternities on earth. It includes men of all nations, races and creeds working together for one common cause—to protect life and property. As an example of this brotherhood, Fire Chief Mohammed Ali of the Arabian village of Al Khobar last summer asked the writer to convey his personal greetings and those of all his firemen to the fire fighters of the United States. Fire Chief William R. Hill of Dharan Air Force Base; his interpreter, Abdullah Rashed; an Air Force photographer, and the writer had been invited to A1 Khobar as the guests of Chief Ali and Assistant Chief Mustafa Asad. Chief Ali, dressed in a flowing white gown and wearing a white head scarf with black band, gave his visitors a royal welcome. He entertained them under a tall vine outside the fire station…

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