Chief Boyd Injured at Fire

Issue 23 and Volume 80.

Chief Boyd Injured at Fire Sam B. Boyd, chief of the fire department at Knoxville, Tenn., received a bad scalp wound when a falling timber struck him in the head while fighting a roof fire. Chief Boyd was taken to the Knoxville General Hospital and six stitches were required to dress the wound. After receiving treatment, Chief Boyd was able to return to his home where he rested for several days. The timber that struck the chief was about six feet long and was thrown from the building while removing a section of the roof to better fight the blaze that threatened to destroy the building.

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