Soule Elected Fire Marshal for Eighth Time
Ex-Chief F. E. Soule, of Coatesville, Pa., has been elected Fire Marshall of Chester County, Pa., for the eighth consecutive year, or ever since the Chester County Firemen’s Association was formed. Chief Soule is Secretary of the Eastern Association of Fire Chiefs which meets at the Lord Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore, Md., for its third annual convention on June 10 and 11.
Slamin Named Chief of Wellesley, Mass.—Capt. Thomas Slamin has been named Chief of the Wellesley, Mass., fire department succeeding Chief T. J. McNamara.
Northboro. Mass., Firemen Resign—Firemen in Northboro, Mass., resigned in a body as a protest because Chief Herbert P. Ford was not reappointed as head of the department.
Springvale, Me., Observes Fire Anniversary—On April 14 the village of Springvale, Me., observed the twenty-fifth anniversary of the great fire which destroyed two shoe factories, twenty business blocks and fifteen residences.
Chief Grant Reaches 85th Birthday—Chief Robert H. Grant of Beverly, Mass., celebrated his eighty-fifth birthday. He is one of the oldest active fire chiefs in America, and entered the fire department sixty-five years ago as a member of a hand tub company. He has been Chief since 1914.