Leadership

THE LATE CHIEF FOLEY.

Issue 10 and Volume 33.

THE LATE CHIEF FOLEY. Chief Thomas P. Purcell of the Dublin, Ireland, fire brigade, in writing from that city under the date of February 18, on the subject of the recent death of Chief Foley of Milwaukee, Wis., from inhaling the fumes of nitric acid during a fire, says: “The report in FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING of Chief Foley’s death was the first intimation I had of this sad and terrible event. Since I formed the chief’s acquaintance at Milwaukee, nearly ten years ago, I have always considered him a warm personal friend, and we corresponded regularly. I cannot express to you with what feelings of sorrow I read tlie sad tidings and come to realise that never again could I grasp the hand of my dear friend. “I have been asked by the members of the British delegation to the recent congress to convey to Chief Foley’s relatives their…

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