Leadership

The WATCH DESK

Issue 12 and Volume 98.

The WATCH DESK Overhauling the firemanic news of the day Now You Tell One! If we didn’t know Edward Carney, contributor of this Ripleyesque. we’d raise a skeptical eyebrow over this’un. But Carney, Secretary of the Fire Chiefs’ Emergency Flan, of Westchester County, N. Y., swears it’s true, and the records of the Chappaqua, N. Y., Fire Department bear him out. Members of that volunteer organization were staging an exhibition fire drill in the village on an evening during Fire Prevention Week. The idea was to show the natives how well they were trained in their job. One engine company was on the roof of a taxpayer occupied by a grocery concern, getting ready to go to work on a simulated fire in the structure, when, lo and behold, they noticed real smoke coming through a skylight in the roof. The vamps hurriedly notified the chief of their discovery and…

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