The IAFC Conference— Chief Murray Reports About 2,000 hotel rooms have been reserved for members attending the International Association of Fire Chiefs Conference in San Francisco September 10-14. Chief William F. Murray, the host chief, reports that 11 centrally located hotels will be used. He advised making reservations early because they will be on a first-come, firstserved basis. The Civic Auditorium, with 8,000 seats and 60 meeting rooms, is connected by a ramp and escalators to Brooks Hall, the exhibition area. Two-thirds of the 101,860 square feet of exhibition area have already been reserved.