Scouts as Firefighters -Fenstermacher

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Scouts as Firefighters -Fenstermacher - THE SCOUTS AS FIRE FIGHTERS Two patrols of...
THE SCOUTS AS FIRE FIGHTERS Two patrols of fleet hoy scouts, hurrying ahead of a throng of volunteer volunteer firemen, is a common sight on the streets of Tahlequal). Waddle Hudson, Hudson, a Tahlequab merchant who is. al. go fire chief, has trained tthe two pa- trola of acoutg to do most of tbe "footwork" incidental to modern fire fighting. The boys are from fifteen to seventeen seventeen years of age, and are all big husky fellows. Ther„ ar„ twenty-two of them In both patrols, and as soon as a fire alarm is sounded. After they arrive at the fire they, place- ladders, drag hose, pass buckets, and do otner light work while the men are inside fighting the blaze. Tbey have not yet been taught inside work, but ar« now being trained by Mr. Hudson In the art of scaling and placing ladders. C. H. Fenstermacher, Y. M, C. A. secretary and scout ' commissioner, was In Tahlequab Sunday holding boys* and men' a meetings In the interest interest of the work in TahUquab, There was a small fire shortly after his arrival arrival and he saw the efficient work the scouts performed as an auxiliary fire corps. Mr. Fenstermacher says the boys' organization and businesslike businesslike way of going at things around th e fire was little short of remarkable,. ¥ l

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  1. Muskogee Times-Democrat,
  2. 06 Feb 1913, Thu,
  3. Page 8

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