Maritime Chiefs Meet in Digby

Maritime Chiefs Meet in Digby

A large number of chiefs attended the nineteenth annual onvention of the Maritime Fire Chiefs Association at Digby, N. S., Canada, July 18 and 19. The business sessions opened with Thomas A. Armour, Vice-President, presiding.

Maj J. A. Rudland, Chief Fire Marshal of Nova Scotia, read a paper in which he gave a survey of fire losses in the province and measures adopted to combat fire. E. B. Tanner of the American-LaFrance Fire Engine Company spoke on modern fire fighting equipment. Assistant Chief C. S. Cann of Yarmouth described methods of keeping fire records.

The new officers are President, Thomas A. Armour, Capt., Salvage Corps, St. John, N. B.; First Vice-President, Vincent Hall, Chief. Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia; Second VicePesident Karl A. Walker, Chief, Fredericton, N. B., Third Vice-President W. J. Christie, Chief, Truro, N. S., Secreary-Treasurer, K. J. MacRae, Capt., Salvage Corps. St. John, N. B.

The next convention will be held in Truro, July 17 and 18, 1934.

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