South Dakota Chiefs Convention

South Dakota Chiefs Convention

The annual convention of the South Dakota Fire Chiefs’ Association is to be held in Aberdeen in that state on June 13 and 14. This was decided at a meeting of chiefs of the fire departments of the various cities of South Dakota recently held in the office of the State Fire Marshal, W. N. Van Camp at Pierre. The following will be the program of the convention. Address of welcome, Mayor Aldrich of Aberdeen; response, Chief Freeney of Yankton; musical selection.

“Necessary Fire Equipment for the Average South Dakota Town,” H. N. Walker, deputy state fire marshal. “Hand Extinguishers, Smoke Masks and Life Nets.” John B. Mayo, chief of Lead department. “How Can the Fire Marshal Department and the Local Fire Chiefs Co-operate to secure better Results from Inspections,” W. N. Van Camp, state fire marshal. “Safeguard Life in Schools, in Hotels, in Theaters,” Chief C. B. Richardson, Vermillion. “Personal Liability for Fire,” F. K. Morris, special agent, Aberdeen. “Insurance, Fire Prevention and the Valued Policy,” D. P. Lenten, Sioux Falls. “Rural Fires—How Shall They Be Eliminated,” Chief O’Connell of Wagner. “How Best to Enlist Women and Children in Fire Prevention Work,” Chief Parker of Deadwood. “Question Box,” conducted by Chief Mayo.

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