Massachusetts Fire Prevention Men Meet
Edmund S. Cogswell, Deputy Insurance Commissioner, and Butler R. Wilsno, of the State Tax Appeal Board, were speakers at the meeting of the Massachusetts Fire Prevention Association, which was held in fire headquarters in Malden, on November 30.
Capt. Charles F. Bell, of the Brockton Fire Department, presided. Among those who spoke briefly were Deputy Chief Arthur E. Miller, Malden; Lieutenant Theodore Munroe, Haverhill; Chief Frank Newman, Melrose; Chief Thomas A. Qualey, Medford; Chief William J. Dooling and Deputy Chief Loren A. Keddie, Malden; Lieutenant D. W. Sullivan, Somerville, and Building Inspector Arthur Guptil, Malden.
Fire stops in dwelling construction plans, the new contributory pension system for Massachusetts municipal employees, rules for gasoline and oil trucks, and legislation to provide for speedy removal of abandoned and dilapidated buildings were discussed.
Fire Commissioner J. G. Hannan. Malden, acted as host. Emil Benson, of the Rockwood Sprinkler Company. Worcester, was elected an honorary member.