Leadership

Chief Akin, Birmingham, Fractures Knee Cap

Issue 13 and Volume 75.

Chief Akin, Birmingham, Fractures Knee Cap Chief James L. Akin, of the fire department of Birmingham. Ala., through an unfortunate accident, sustained a fracture of his knee cap on Thursday, March 13, and was taken to Norwood Infirmary, where he is resting as easily as can be expected. In answering an alarm, which afterward proved to be false, the chief lost his grip on the pole and fell heavily twenty feet to the ground floor. It will be some weeks before he will be able to resume his duties.

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