Home Fires Come First In Lutheran Safety Drive

Issue 5 and Volume 127.

Home Fires Come First In Lutheran Safety Drive A home fire safety program, to be implemented in the nation’s school systems by 4000 Lutheran Brotherhood branches, was introduced by the Minneapolis-based fraternal benefit society at the third annual Flame Free Design Conference held in Atlanta on March 13. According to Woodrow P. Langhaug, the society’s president, fire safety is the first in a series of home and personal safety programs offered to Lutheran Brotherhood branches, in which there are more than 700,000 members. Individual members, Langhaug said, are challenged to give service that will strengthen home, church, community and country. Fire safety is urgently needed. He said this need is graphically supported by recent publication of America Burning, the report by the National Commission on Fire Prevention. Langhaug said that Lutheran Brotherhood first became interested in fire safety a year ago, when society officials were approached by Fire Fighters Doug…

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