Chief Moore Heads North Carolina Firemen
George W. Moore, Chief of the Greenville. N. C., Fire Department, was elected President of the North Carolina State Firemen’s Association at the 61st annual convention held at Fayetteville, N. C., August 11, 1948. He succeeds J. C. Fitzgerald, Chief of the Ashville, N. C., Fire Department.
The convention was attended by delegates representing 170 of the State’s 206 fire departments. “State Fire Chief” Sherwood Brockwell reported the Association is backing two objectives in the 1949 General Assembly of the Tar Heel State: Continuance of the law enacted in 1947 concerning fire safety regulations in hotels; and enactment of provisions extending benefits of occupational diseases incurred by firemen in line of duty.