Leadership

DIED ON DUTY.

Issue 25 and Volume 23.

DIED ON DUTY. EAST LIVERPOOL OHIO, June 7, 1898. The first break in the ranks of the fire department of East Liverpool, Ohio, was made on Sunday, June 5. when George Morley met his death while running to answer a call. The deceased, who, though only twenty-one years of age. was an enthusiastic fireman,was in charge at the station when an alarm was turned in shortly after 1 o’clock a. m. In his haste to reach his post young Morley took a short cut through one of the stalls and in so doing struck his head against a heavy chain hung across the back of the stable and received such severe injuries that he died in a little more than an hour. George Morley was the nephew of Fire Chief Moriey and was doing extra duty and subbing for absent firemen. After his death the fire station was draped in…

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