Chief Rose Injured on Way to Fire

Issue 10 and Volume 79.

Chief Rose Injured on Way to Fire While responding to an alarm of fire on May 2, Chief Charles H. Rose, 67, veteran head of the New London, Conn., fire department and president of the Connecticut State Firemen’s Association, suffered injuries that may result in the loss of Chief Rose’s right leg. His fire car was struck by an ice cream truck owned by the Eastern Dairy Company. The chief suffered a compound, comminuted fracture of the right leg and was rushed to Lawrence hospital. It will he at least six months before the New London chief will be able to be about again.

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