Letters to the Editor

Issue 7 and Volume 134.

Letters to the Editor Priority Evaluation State College, Pa. It is from concern that I write this letter; it is not criticism, it is a personal observation and apology. The National Commission on Fire Prevention and Control was a dedicated and authoritative body representing the citizen. Early in the Commission’s existence, it set a guideline against which each issue was to be weighed—significant reduction of life and property loss from destructive fire. The health, welfare and happiness of the American public was the concern. “American Burning” was addressed to these issues. Current fire literature speaks with gloom as it assesses the prospects of Federal Government support is even a threshold fire program. It is my view that the less than enthusiastic support by the public’s representatives (executive and legislative branches) is justified. Why justified? Because I find no clear testimony, goals or objectives that argufe on behalf of the citizen.…

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