Texas Holds Fire School
The eighth annual Texas Fire School was held at the A & M College, College Station, Texas, July 19 to 23. The school was in charge of Prof. H. R. Brayton. The school was held under the auspices of the State Firemen’s and Fire Marshal’s Association of Texas, and was conducted by the college’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. Two courses were given, a general course and an advanced course.
The students were given practical instruction in the use of ladders, pumps, hose lines, salvage work, fire streams and tests, control of fire fighting, inspection and fire prevention, hose layouts, water systems and supply, small tools, fire department safety, American Red Cross course in first aid, instructor training, etc. All men on the general course were given work in first aid, but for those who wished to specialize in first aid, two special courses were given.