Leadership

Garage Blast Kills Two Firemen

Issue 12 and Volume 98.

Garage Blast Kills Two Firemen Two firemen of the Arlington, Mass., Fire Department died and three others, including a deputy chief, suffered serious burns as a result of an explosion during a flash fire in a garage in Arlington. October 27. The tragedy was the worst ever to befall the Arlington Fire Department. of which Daniel B. Tierney, widely known Secretary of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, is head. His brother John M. Ticrncv is the deputy chief who was seriously burned. The dead firemen are Herbert G. White 48, Engine Co. No. 1 and Edward J. Ryan. 40. attached to the Special Service Truck, White died at the Symntes Hospital the morning following the blast, while Ryan lingered for a week before succumbing front burns. Others injured in addition to Deputy Chief Tierney, were Francis J. Neville. 49; Daniel B. Coughlin. 47 and George Kenny, 47. all members…

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