Leadership

Chief Wells of Wethersfield Killed

Issue 3 and Volume 81.

Chief Wells of Wethersfield Killed While standing on a street curb awaiting the approach of his apparatus which was enroute to a grass fire, Chief Stanley Wells of the Wethersfield, Conn., volunteer fire department No. 2, was struck by an automobile on the night of January 20 and died at the Hartford hospital soon after being admitted. Medical Examiner Dr. Henry N. Costello pronounced death due to a fractured skull. Chief Wells had been at the head of the Wethersfield fire department since it was reorganized three years ago and had been one of the town’s most progressive men.

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