Tag: Electrical Bureau

Electrical Bureau Crew: Frank Fahr, Mike Speno, John Smith, Bo Jones, Paul Moll, Noah Johnson, Frank Caprice, Ray Hoffman
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Electrical Bureau, Camden NJ

My father worked for the Electrical Bureau in Camden for 30 years, from approximately 1973 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.

Camden City Electrical Bureau employe John R. Smith paints fire alarm box with iridescent cream "Firebug," useful in gather evidence against those who turn in false alarms.
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False Alarms Cut, 8 Suspects Seized

In an effort to reduce false alarms in Camden, the city fire and police departments are embarked on a program which resulted in the arrest of eight juveniles since July 1.

Inspecting new fire alarm link between Cooper's Poynt Elementary School and the city's fire board are Camden Board of Educatino President J. Maxwell Griffin (left) and Camden Fire Chief Edward V. Michalak.
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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.

More than 79 per cent of fire alarms reported in Camden through boxes since Jan. 1 were false, according to a statement today by Acting Fire Chief Edward Michalak.
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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.

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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.

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.
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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.