Leadership

The WATCH DESK

Issue 7 and Volume 94.

The WATCH DESK Our inquiring reporter overhauls the firemanic news of the day Chief Has a ‘Private Fire!’ From Contrib’ Edw. Nelson, we get this ’un: The Asst. Chief of the Maderia, Ohio, and Vicinity Vol. Fire Dept, lives in adjoining part of Engine Co. 1’s house. He works at night; comes home about 4.30 a.m. On the morn’ of April 17th, he arrived home, parked his automobile, as usual, in the Engine Co. quarters, and went to bed for what he thought would be a peaceful slumber. Along about 7.15 a.m. his daughters got up as usual to go to school and found smoke in their room. Very much excited, they called their father. He “responded” promptly, went into the Engine room and found it completely filled with smoke. Investigating his search led him to—his automobile. The rear seat was in flame. And so the Chief had a nice…

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