September 1955: 50.(Looking Back)

* Mr Harry Klopper Editor of FIRE has announced that the journal is to sponsor the publication of a directory to be entitled Who's Who in the Fire Service. The publication will include biographical details and Fire Service careers of every principal officer in UK local authority brigades, UK industrial brigades and HM armed forces. The directory will also include an overseas section.

* The National Association of Fire Officers is asking its members, via its journal, if they object to the employment of colonial immigrants as firefighters and whether they think such immigrants might lower standards and status. Members are asked amongst other things if they are prepared to accept coloured officers and if, as officers, they are prepared to accept coloured officers of equal or senior rank. …

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