Leadership

THE LATE CHIEF FOLEY.

Issue 6 and Volume 33.

THE LATE CHIEF FOLEY. The Great Milwaukee Chief Falls at his Post. It is with feelings of the deepest and sincerest regret that FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING records the sad intelligence of the death of Chief James Foley, of Milwaukee, Wis. His end came to him and other brave men of his department on Tuesday night last, as it has come to many another fireman, when at the post of duty, and by the explosion of carboys of nitric acid, whose fumes suffocated him and four other firemen, the city of Milwaukee, its fire department, the ranks of the International Association of Chief Engineers, and this continent in general, are the poorer by the loss of one of Nature’s noblemen, a fearless and splendid fire chief, a man endowed with brain power, intelligence, and inventive faculty rarely found united in the same man. With him perished, not all at one…

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