Massachusetts Fire Chiefs’ Club Meets

Massachusetts Fire Chiefs’ Club Meets

The May meeting of the Fire Chiefs’ Club of Massachusetts was held at Attleboro, Mass., with Chief Fred A. Clark acting as host chief.

Charles F. Leavitt of Nahant, former Chief, was made an honorary’ member of the club. Chief Leavitt retired from the Fire Department because of illness.

Ben Ellis of the Ellis Fire Equipment Company was elected an associate member.

The officers for the year are as follows: President, Chief Robert M.

Tappin, Gardner; First Vice-President, Chief Ray Wells, Falmouth; Second Vice-President, Chief Herbert Root, Springfield and Secretary-Treasurer, Chief Timothy McCarthy, Weymouth. The Board of Directors consist of Chief Thomas Slaman, Welleslv: Chief William Blois, Westboro; Chief Herman Gutheim, Cambridge; Chief Charles Stackpole, Lowell and Chief Joseph Scanlon, Lynn.

Massachusetts Fire Chiefs’ Club Meets


Massachusetts Fire Chiefs’ Club Meets

L. S. Johnston, of the Davis Emergency Equipment Company, was the principal speaker at the meeting of the Fire Chief’s Club of Massachusetts, which was held in the Parker House, in Boston, on March 18. His subject was “Gases Encountered in Fires and the Proper Use of Gas Masks.

Chief Charles L. McCarthy, Worcester, presided. The following new members were elected: Fire Commissioner Nelson Feeley, West Springfield; Chief George W. Goodspeed, Chatham; and Chief John A. Doyle, Newburyport.

Chief Herman Gutheim, of Cambridge, reported for the Legislative Committee. Chief Frank Newman, Melrose: Chief James Evans, Everett:

Chief Ray D. Wells, Falmouth; Chief William C. Mahoney, Peabody; and Chief Fire Inspector George O. Mansfield spoke briefly.

The April meeting of the club will be held in Springfield.