Massachusetts Chiefs Meet at New Bedford
In spite of zero weather and icy roads, more than forty Chiefs journeyed to New Bedford on February 19 for the luncheon and meeting of the Fire Chiefs’ Club of Massachusetts.
Chief Charles L. McCarthy, of Worcester, presided. The speaker was Edmund S. Cogswell, Deputy Commissioner of Insurance of Massachusetts, who talked on “Public Fire Insurance Adjusters.”
Chief Ray D. Wells, of Falmouth, and Superintendent Lorton C. Walden, of the Worcester Protective Department, were among those who discussed the topic.
Chief Edward F. Dahill, New Bedford. extended the greetings of the city and represented Mayor Charles S. Ashley, who was unable to be present.
Alfred L. Miner, Massachusetts Safety Council, spoke briefly. George O. Mansfield. Chief State Fire Inspector, was present and took part in the discussion. Mr. Cogswell said new rules are being drawn up for the regulation of the adjusters.
New Hampshire officials who attended the meeting were Chief Charles H. French, Manchester, and Chief William T. Happily, Concord.