My father worked for the Electrical Bureau in Camden for 30 years, from approximately 1973 (I think) to when he retired in 2004. He has since passed and I have been maintaining his website on his behalf, until which time it makes sense not to. Here are a gallery of his photos which he has either collected or taken.
Link Schools to Fire Board
If firemen get to a school fire even one minute sooner, it could mean the difference between life and death.
Mayor to Study Pay Hikes
Mayor Alfred R. Pierce indicated today he would take no action on a request for $600,000 in salary increases from non-uniformed city employes until he receives and studies budget figures.
79% of Box Fire Alarms False
More than 79% of box fire alarms false, reported in Camden, according to a statement today by Acting Fire Chief Edward Michalak.
House of Hazards by Fairview Girl Scouts
On Thursday evening, October 15th, Fairview Girl Scouts, their parents, friends and neighbors, will be treated to a unique production in the interests of fire prevention. Chief Fire Marshal George Baxter, will personally present “The Camden House of Hazards”; an unusual demonstration designed and executed by the City of Camden Fire Department. The presentation is both entertaining and extremely informative. Supt. Michael Speno, of the Camden City Electrical Bureau, will also be present to demonstrate the proper operation of a fire alarm box.
Broadway to Glitter with Yuletide Lights
Camden Courier-Post – November 24, 1965 – Camden’s Broadway will burst into a red, green and yellow explosion of lights at 5 p.m. Friday as it prepares to welcome Santa Claus.
City Bureau in 2 Groups
The 24 civilian employes who make up the city’s communications bureau have been divided into two groups, both responsible to Col. Edwin A. Bedell, acting director of public safety.
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