Selma Fire Chief Killed at Fire

Issue 12 and Volume 95.

Selma Fire Chief Killed at Fire Fire Chief W. L. Pitts, of Selma, Ala., lost his life along with two others on November 27 while battling a five-hour fire that raged through a building in nearby Uniontown. The Selma firemen answered a call to augment the fourteen volunteers of the Uniontown Fire Department who were battling the blaze, and Chief Pitts, along with two others, was crushed to death when a wall of the building collapsed. Six others, including two more Selma firemen, were injured.

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