Washington Firemen Meet at Vancouver

Washington Firemen Meet at Vancouver

The twelfth annual convention of the Washington State Firemen’s Association was held at Vancouver, July 26-28 Two days were devoted to drill and school evolutions practical for the small departments.

The convention closed with a fire show on the grounds of the high school to which the public was invited and admission charged. Various contests were held. The Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Department showed the public what happened when the fire alarm sounds. An exhibition of drill tower work was put on by the Puyallup Volunteer Fire Department under the direction of Captain Joe Cook.

The new officers are L. L. Burgunder, Colfax, President; Dave Judson, Mount Vernon, First Vice-President; William Ropes. Sedro Wooley, Second Vice-President; H. S. Jenkins, Bellingham, Secretary; C. H. Tracey, Arlington, Treasurer; Trustees, Lyle J. Ficklin, Kalama, W. W. Laws, Vancouver, E. J. Treese, Raymond, Joe Cook, Seattle and McCarthy, Puyallup.

The 1935 convention will be held at Spokane.

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