New York State Chiefs to Meet
The New York State Association of Fire Chiefs will hold their annual meeting in Jamestown, N. Y., on May 17 through 19th.
Papers to be discussed include the following: “How Fire Chiefs Can Aid the F.B.I. in the Conduct of Its Wartime Activities” by Mr. Duane L. Traynor, Special Agent-in-Charge, Buffalo Office of the F.B.I.; “Plant Protection from the Viewpoint of the Fire Chief,” by Deputy Chief Thomas H. Coates. Director, Fire College. Rochester. N. Y.; “How the Plant Can Cooperate with the Fire Chief” by Mr. Allen L. Cobb, Acting General Director of Fire Prevention and Safety. Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, N. Y.; “The Work of the State Fire Coordinator” by Chief James J. Higgins. New York State Fire Coordinator; “Activities of the State Office of War Training” by Albert H. Hall, Director, State Office of War Training; “The Maryland Mutual Aid Plan, by Chief J. W. Just, State Fire Coordinator. College Park, Maryland; “Volatile Liquids” by Chief Douglas Kropf of Warren, Penna.; “The Latest in Fire Bombs and Their Control” by Captain William E. Mydans, Chemical Warfare Service, assisted by Staff Sgt. Donald R. Comstock and Private First Class Santino Di Gregoric; “Firemanic Education” by Captain F. Curren, Chief State Fire Instructor. New York State Office of War Training: “Post-War Public Works Planning in New York State” by Mr. Holden A. Evans, Jr., Executive Secretary, State Commission for PostWar Public Works Planning and “Our Fire Departments and the War” by Mr T. Alfred Fleming, Conservation Director, National Board of Fire Underwriters, New York City.
The Convention Committee who have worked hard to make this the best convention yet consists of Chief Rudolph Swanson, Jamestown; Commissioner Henry F. Drake, Clinton Corners; Assistant Chief James Swanson, Jamestown ; Assistant Chief John Martin, Jamestown, Gordon R. Mullins, New York City and Chief George W. M. Brown, Newburgh.