Issue 6 and Volume 1891 10.

THE HONOR MEDAL. CHIEF NEVINS OF BROOKLYN THE WINNER. PRESENTATION OF THE “FIRE AND WATER” LONG SERVICE TESTIMONIAL. (With Supplement.) To Chief Engineer Thomas F. Nevins of Brooklyn, N. Y., belongs the distinction of having served for twenty-one consecutive years as chief engineer of a fully paid fire department, and the Honor Medal offered by FIRE AND WATER to the chief now in service having the record for the longest continuous service in a paid fire department, has been presented to that well-known Brooklyn official. There are two or more chiefs now in service, as will be seen by reference to the annexed table, whose appointments antedate, it is true, that of Chief Nevins, but their appointments were not at the time paid ones, while Brooklyn’s chief was placed in his present position upon the organization of the paid service in that city in 1870, and has held it uninterruptedly…

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