Dallas Passes Fire Prevention Law
After two years’ effort, Dallas, Tex., has passed a fire prevention ordinance which is comprehensive in scope. The ordinance covers the regulations for fire prevention and protection in connection with the use, handling, storage, keeping, manufacture and transportation of combustible substances.
Chief William T. Hirdes, Belleville, N. J., died Januarv 18 as the result of a heart attack He was born in New Orleans and came to Belleville with his parents when seven years old. When twenty-one he joined the volunteer department and when it became a paid department in 1923, he was named Chief. He is survived by his widow, one daughter and a son.