Leadership

Fiscal Bind, Mobility Among Topics Discussed at Metro Chiefs Meeting

Issue 8 and Volume 132.

Fiscal Bind, Mobility Among Topics Discussed at Metro Chiefs Meeting features Fiscal restraint, the escalating cost of fire apparatus, arson, mask safety and a report on the United States Fire Administration were among the many topics covered by the Metropolitan Committee of the International Association of Fire Chiefs at its annual meeting which was held in Memphis, May 5-7. The chiefs on this committee represent those cities serving a population of 200,000 or more, or having a department with at least 400 members. They were particularly concerned with the fiscal restraints that seemed to have been sparked by Proposition 13, but by the meeting’s end they had decided that it was just another problem that had to be faced and solved. USFA regional offices The U. S. Fire Administration will influence the course of the fire service as it has never been influenced before, according to Gordon Vickery, the agency…

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