Fire

June 1955: 50.(Looking Back)

* CFO J Y Kirkup MBE has been elected as President of the CACFOA for the year 1955/56. Mr Kirkup began his career with Newcastle on Tyne Fire Brigade in 1923; by the time of the nationalisation of the fire brigade in 1941 he was a Superintendent with Bristol City Fire Brigade. He served throughout the war as a Column Officer and was awarded the Kings Police and Fire Services Medal in 1951.

* CFO R L Leach has been elected as President of the IFE for the year 1955/56. Mr Leach began his career in Southampton in 1929. He served throughout the war years as a Column Officer in the NFS and is currently the CFO of Dorset Fire Brigade.

* A fire occurred recently at the Little Theatre, Leicester. …

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