KOFMEHL IS FIRE CAPTAIN
Spokane, Wash.—Notice of the permanent appointment of T. A. Kofmehl as captain of fire station 7 has been sent to the city civil service commission by Commissioner of Safety Smith and Fire Chief Weeks. Captain Kofmehl was the high man in the recent examination for promotion from lieutenant to fire captain. He has been in the service 14 years.
Chief Weeks reported that the fire department is now manned to the limit, with 158 men. The fire underwriters recently discontinued the position of fire marshal, in charge of fire prevention work, and Chief “Weeks has asked that provision for the continuance of this work be made in the 1022 budget.