Chief Ostertag, Burlington, Ia., Dead Chief Frank J. Ostertag, Burlington, Ia., head of the department since 1929, died at a local hospital following a three weeks’ illness. He was fifty years old. He entered the fire service on October 18, 1909. On October 19, 1917, he was advanced to Assistant Chief, and to Chief on April 5, 1929. Chief Ostertag was a member of the Eagles and the Moose lodges. He is survived by his mother and a brother.