Welch New Chief of Columbus, Ohio
Captain Edward P. Welch was appointed Chief of the Columbus, Ohio, Fire Department on June 22 by Safety Director C. C. Williams, thus ending the long controversy as to the head of the department. He was third on the eligible list for appointment. His appointment becomes effective at once.
Rockville Centre, N. Y., has engaged Charles A. Whitney to prepare plans and specifications for a complete fire alarm system for the village. Mr. Whitney recently completed work on a similar system for the village of Lynbrook, N. Y.