Arizona Firemen Meet

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.

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