Leadership

The WATCH DESK

Issue 5 and Volume 90.

The WATCH DESK Our inquiring reporter overhauls the firemanic news of the day. Fastidious Firemen Give Formal Service Firemen of Loveland (Col.) give swell service. When Mrs. Charles Jones called F. D. to extinguish blaze in chicken coop five handsome firemen responded, dressed in “boiled” shirts and black ties. Despite their fastidious service however, fifteen chickens perished. Latest in False Alarms Lorain (O.) firemen are all ‘het up’ around the collar over culprits responsible for the game (?) of turning in two alarms simultaneously and betting on the company to first answer the alarm. Firemen ‘Net’ Human Torch Edward J. O’Mara, aged 28, Philadelphia (Pa.) went cuckoo, took to roof of a vacant two story building and threatened to jump. Firemen spread net below and others went to roof to corner “nut.” When O’Mara saw them he set fire to his clothes and jumped. Quick work of net-holders prevented injuries…

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