Awards Made in Fire Waste Contest

Awards Made in Fire Waste Contest

Winning and honor cities in the 1930 National InterChamber Fire Waste Contest were announced at the meeting of the National Fire Waste Council held recently at National Chamber headquarters.

The grand prize was awarded to Lakewood. Ohio, as showing the most notable progress in fire prevention. The winning cities in their respective classes were:

CLASS 1. Philadelphia

CLASS 2. Rochester, New York

CLASS 3. Grand Rapids, Mich.

CLASS 4. Lakewood, Ohio

CLASS 5. Mishawaka, Indiana

CLASS 6. Albany, Georgia

Again Philadelphia, Pa., was awarded the U. S. Chamber of Commerce Fire Waste Award for cities of 50,000 population and over. During a six-year period, Philadelphia has won the Grand Award twice and first place among Class One cities three times. In 1930 Philadelphia reduced its fire loss by $374,512. The local Chamber of Commerce gives Chief Ross B. Davis credit for this excellent record.

Honor cities in the order of their rating in the contest were:

CLASS 1.

Pittsburgh

Detroit

Milwaukee

Buffalo

San Francisco

St. Louis

Baltimore

Cleveland

Chicago

CLASS 2.

Portland, Ore.

New Orleans

St. Paul

Indianapolis

Houston

Kansas City, Mo.

Newark, N. J.

Akron, O.

Seattle, Wash.

Toledo, O.

CLASS 3.

Erie. Pa.

Wichita, Kan.

New Haven, Conn.

Dayton, O.

Syracuse. N. Y.

El Paso, Texas

Long Beach, Cal.

Norfolk, Va.

Nashville, Tenn.

Youngstown, O.

CLASS 4.

Lansing, Mich.

Fresno, Cal.

Asheville, N. C.

Huntington, W. Va.

E. Orange, N. J.

Pasadena, Cal.

Bethlehem. Pa.

Kenosha. Wis.

New Britain, Conn.

Greensboro, N. C.

CLASS 5.

Moline, Ill.

Owensboro, Ky.

Portsmouth, O.

Ardmore, Pa.

W. New York, N. J.

Norristown, Pa.

Oshkosh, Wis.

Muskegon, Mich.

Newburgh, N. Y.

Baton Rouge, La.

CLASS 6.

Coatesville, Pa.

Marshfield, Ore.

Athens, Ga.

Pottstown, Pa.

Woodward, Okla.

Uniontown, Pa.

Hanover, Pa.

Morristown, N. J.

S. Orange, N. J.

Eveleth, Minn.

Awards will be presented at the meeting of the National Council in Atlantic City, April 28.

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