Rhode Island Chiefs Resume Meetings

Rhode Island Chiefs Resume Meetings

Following the summer recess, the first fall meeting of the Fire Chiefs’ Club of Rhode Island was held in Providence, R. I., on October 10.

Memorial services were held for the late Daniel F. McLaughlin and George N. La Salle, who passed away since the June meeting.

Following a talk by Joseph Cook, Boston, who was the speaker of the evening, a spaghetti supper was served to 140 members and guests. Harry Simone provided sound motion pictures.

Rhode Island Chiefs Resume Meetings

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Rhode Island Chiefs Resume Meetings

Following a summer recess, monthly meetings of the Fire Chiefs’ Club of Rhode Island have been resumed. At a meeting held at the Narragansett Hotel. Providence, on October 11, Chief Frank Charlesworth of Providence, President of the club, presided and introduced T. Z. Franklin, Hartford, Conn. He described how fires are caused in homes, factories and other type buildings. He used working models and equipment.

The association elected Mr. Franklin and Benjamin De Angelis as honorary life members.

The meeting was preceded by a dinner at which 125 members attended.

The department car of Chief Olander Lind, Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department, has been provided with facilities for carrying on a two-way radio communication with the dispatcher at police headquarters or with policemen riding in radio equipped district cars.