Leadership

AMONG THE FIRE ENGINEERS

Issue 5 and Volume 38.

AMONG THE FIRE ENGINEERS Specially reported for FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING. It is now thirty-two years since Chief Charles Little became a member of the fire department of ROCHESTER, N. Y. He is a Rochester man by birth and just on the point of completing his fifty-first year, and that in the house in which he was born. Thirty-two years ago he became a minute man and was attached to truck No. 1. He was made assistant foreman of that company in 1876, and nine years afterwards was appointed foreman of the newly formed hose company No. 5. whence he was transferred in the following year as the commanding officer of hose company No. 3. The department was afterwards reorganised, and in April, 1894, he was promoted to the rank of battalion chief. Nine years afterwards, on the resignation of Chief Malcolm, he was appointed head of the tire department.…

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