Wisconsin and Illinois Firemen Meet

Wisconsin and Illinois Firemen Meet

On Sunday, May 16th the 36th Annual convention of the Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois Firemen’s Association was held at Cassville, Wis., with 367 firemen from 51 departments registered.

Topics discussed were “Radio Communications” by T. W. Kennedy, Dist. Rep., Mobile Communication Service, R.C.A.; “Taking the Fog Out of Fog Fire Fighting” by Keith Royer. Chief Instructor, Iowa State Firemanship Training Staff; “Hazards of Plane Rescue,” by Chief Jennings, Truax Field, Madison, Wis., and “Safe Handling of Gases” by Captain A. Smikla. La Crosse Fire Dept.

Don Bunnell and Norton Ames were re-elected secretary and president respectively. The May, 1955, convention will be held at Mt. Horeb.

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