Allentown Chief Asked to Resign

Issue 11 and Volume 80.

Allentown Chief Asked to Resign William R. Kranzley, chief of the fire department in Allentown, Pa., has been asked to submit his resignation, and it is rumored that others in the department will be affected by the same ruling of the superintendent of public safety. Chief Kranzley has been head of the department for sixteen years. He has engaged legal counsel and expects to fight the action of the city. Bridgeton, N. J., Celebrates Anniversary—The fiftieth anniversary of the Bridgeton, N. J., fire department was observed with a parade that was reviewed by Governor Moore. Fiftyseven fire companies from three states formed the longest procession in the history of the town. Houston, Tex., to Have Drill Tower—Plans have been completed for the erection of a five-story drill tower in Houston, Tex., near the No. 2 Central Fire Station. The tower will have a base fifteen feet square, and it will…

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