First Western Canada Investigation School Held
The second Canadian Fire Investigation School, and the first in Western Canada, was held October 2-3, last, at the Regina, Sask., Barracks of the R. M. C. Police. There were thirty-five candidates present from the four Western Provinces.
The school was opened jointly by Superintendent C. N. Kirk, O. C. Depot Division, R. C. M. P., and Austin E. Bridges, Fire Commissioner, Province of Alberta, who represented the Association of Canadian Fire Marshals.
The Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs and the Fire Underwriters Investigation Bureau of Canada, Inc., which sponsored the school, were represented by Chief Tom Yarnton and W. J. Enswick.
The sessions, which covered the entire subject of investigation, combustion of fire, and fires in typical occupancies, were well attended. The topics were handled by outstanding authorities who made use of the latest visual aid film material.