Leadership

Sheridan, Wyo., Chief in Accident

Issue 1 and Volume 80.

Sheridan, Wyo., Chief in Accident While responding to a fire, Chief Fred W. Tossie of Sheridan, Wyo., struck another automobile and then crashed into a fire hydrant. The chief received injuries about the hip and his car was badly damaged. The injuries, however, were not serious. Chief Tossie has been with the fire department since May 1. 1916, and has served as head of the department since September 1, 1926. The men work on twenty-four-hour shifts followed by a like number of hours off. The apparatus consists of a Seagrave combination hose and chemical, one Reo combination hose and chemical, and one American-LaFrance 750-gallon pumper. The chief’s new Dodge car was the one that was damaged in the crash. Asst. Chief Long of Augusta, Ga., Retires—Second Assistant Chief James M. Long of Augusta, Ga., was retired from active service on January 1, 1927, and his name placed on the pension…

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