Leadership

AMONG THE FIRE ENGINEERS

Issue 23 and Volume 39.

AMONG THE FIRE ENGINEERS Specially reported for FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING. What has been for some time more or less expected at CHICAGO, ILL., appears to have come at last to John Campion, late chief of that city’s fire department, which he joined in 1809. The words “appears to have come at last” are used advisedly, as up to the time of writing this notice there seems to be some doubt as to the legality of the step taken by Mayor Dunne, and there is apparently no doubt that the dismissal of the former chief will be the subject of a suit at law, which may end in his reinstatement by the courts. For that reason and out of a due sense of courtesy towards the late occupant of the office, as well as from a justifiable unwillingness to seem as if this journal desired to anticipate or precipitate matters,…

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