Fire Protection in Prisons

Fire Protection in Prisons

Horatio Bond, of the National Fire Protection Association, was the principal speaker at the meeting of the Massachusetts Fire Prevention Association, held in the central fire station. Malden, Mass., on February 24. Deputy Chief A. E. Miller, of the Malden Fire Department, presided, assisted by Secretary Albert C. Maxwell, of Reading.

The subject of Mr. Bond’s talk was “Fire Protection in Prisons and Institutions.” Others who spoke briefly were Deputy Chief Arthur L. Marshall. Cambridge; Chief Thomas A. Qualey, Medford; Chief William J. Dooling and Deputy Chief Loren A. Keddie, Malden; Capt. C. F. Bell. Brockton; and P. Hildreth Parker, Fire Protection Supervisor for the New England Telephone and Telegraph Company. A chicken pie luncheon was served at noon.

It was voted to hold the next meeting in Somerville, on March 30, and to have a ladies’ day in Hull in June. Capt. James McCarthy, Weymouth; Chief Albert T. Brown. Hingham; and Chief Frank F. Martin, Jr., Cohasset, were appointed as a committee to make arrangements for the June party.

Capt. Alfred Kinsella, of the Mine Safety Appliance Company, spoke on gas masks at the January meeting which was also held in Malden.

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