Leadership

DEPUTY CHIEF WM. GUERIN LEAVES FIRE SERVICE FOR LAW.

Issue 9 and Volume 55.

DEPUTY CHIEF WM. GUERIN LEAVES FIRE SERVICE FOR LAW. Reminiscences of His Career. Head of the New York Fire Prevention Bureau. Relates How Fire in Tower of Williamsburg Bridge Was Fought. “Yes, I’m going to be a lawyer,” said Deputy Fire Chief William Guerin, who, after serving twenty-four years in the New York fire department, was retired a few days ago at his own request. “There’s nothing new about my determination, for I have always leaned toward the law as a profession, and for years I have been studying it—even before I attended the St. Lawrence University in Brooklyn, from which I was graduated last June. It is to my knowledge of law that I attribute a large part of my success since I was made the head of the Bureau of Fire Protection, which I organized two years ago.” Although FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING announced the intention of Chief…

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