Northern California Firemen Meet

Northern California Firemen Meet

The semi-annual meeting of the Northern California Firemen’s Association was held at Orland, Cal., December 10, 1939. Over 100 firemen and guests attended.

The following men was elected to serve for the coming year: J. D. Miller, Davis, President; George Arens, Arbuckle, First Vice-President; Howard Schmidt, Orland, Second Vice-President; Charles B. House, McCloud, Third Vice-President; and Bart W. Arundel, Placerville, Secretary-Treasurer. The Executive Committeemen are George Hazeman, Woodland: G. Doty, Loomis; W. Reilly, Marysville; C. A. Johnson, North Sacramento; and S. G. Lukens, Auburn.

Ladder drills were held and the Davis, Cal., Fire Department was commended for the efficient manner in which they handled hose, tools, life-saving, and many other details of this important work. Several reels of talking pictures on subjects of interest to all firemen were shown.

Northern California Firemen Meet

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Northern California Firemen Meet

Chief J. D. Miller, Davis, Cal., was elected President of the Northern California Firemen’s Association. The other officers are George Hunt, Mt. Shasta, First Vice-President: Adolph G. Henrich, Ukia, Second Vice-President: Howard Herringer, Rio Vista, Third Vice-President; Bart W. Arundel, Placerville, Secretary-Treasurer.

During the meeting there was a competition demonstration of extinguishing various types of fires with hand fire extinguishers. Five volunteer departments participated. This was followed by a discussion of methods brought out in the demonstration. New legislation measures were described.

Sound pictures were shown of salvage work and home dry cleaning.