29th Illinois Fire College Made History
The 29th Illinois Annual Fire College, held at the University of Illinois, June 15-18 last, broke all records, according to R. W. Alsip, secretary, Illinois Firemen’s Association, Inc.
Total attendance was 557. The University of Illinois issued 262 Certificates and it is reported 321 Diplomas will be given out for the four-day session.
The busy technical sessions were heavily attended as were the out-of-door evolutions. Highlight of the School was the field demonstration of indirect fog application.
Richard (Dick) Vernor, Western Actuarial Bureau, and Chairman of the Fire Department Instructors Conference, was the four-day Chairman of the College.
Dates for the 30th Illinois Fire College will be June 21, 22, 23 and 24. 1954 at the Gregory Hall Building, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Ill.