Arizona Firemen Meet
The Nineteenth Annual Convention of the Arizona State Firemen’s Association was held in Prescott on June 18 and 19. Among the speakers on the two-day program were Governor Sydney P. Osborn of Arizona; Jay W. Stevens, Executive Secretary of the International Association of Fire Chiefs; Major Joseph Hensel, Stanford War College, who gave a demonstration of thermite and magnesium bombs and their control: a Mr. Miller of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, who spoke on Sabotage; H. G. Ufer of the Underwriters’ Laboratories; Fred Ames of the National Association of Manufacturers; Kelly Turner, State Director of Civilian Defense; C. W. Withers, Engineer, Arizona Equitable Rating Bureau, and James Hall, Special Agent of the National Board of Fire Underwriters.
The following officers were elected: President, Frank L. Porter, Kingman, Ariz.; First Vice-President, I. E. Dawson, Phoenix; Second Vice-President, C. H. Spain, Tempe; Secretary-Treasurer, H. W. Reggin, Luke Field. Members of the Executive Committee include C. Harrison. Williams; R. T. Black, Tucson; G. A. Golding, Safford; and Elgin McCarty of Williams Field.
Twenty-five Arizona departments were represented at the convention.