From the Publisher’s Desk

Issue 11 and Volume 127.

From the Publisher’s Desk DEPARTMENTS Fire Control Act Still to Be Funded This is the first chance we have had to congratulate the International Association of Fire Chiefs for the splendid conference they put on at Salt Lake City. The location was, of course, spectacular and the convention center, the Salt Palace, is unmatched in the United States. We also want to congratulate Commissioner John Hurley of Rochester, N.Y., who was elected as the 101st president of the IAFC. Chief David B. Gratz, Montgomery County, Md., Fire/ Rescue Services as 1st vice-president, Chief Myrle K. Wise, Denver, Colo., as 2nd vicepresident and Chief G.A. Mitchell reelected as treasurer. The program for the conference was impressive and one of the more significant items on it was a discussion of the federal fire and control bill. This bill, happily, was passed by both Houses on October 10th and at the time of…

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