BATTALION CHIEF GUERIN.
Eugene Guerin, whose promotion to the command of the Fourth battalion in this city’s fire department was briefly announced in FIRE AND WATER of March 31, was born in Troy, N. Y. For ten years be followed the seafaring profession and served in the United States navy. He entered the fire department on January 1, 1890, and resigned from it on the first day of January 1, 1892. A little more than two years afterwards, on February 11, 1894, he was reappointed, and on October 18 following was made engineer. On April 13, 1890, he became assistant foreman and on December 1, 1897, foreman. His promotion to chief of battalion took place on April 1 last. Chief Guerin, who is notyet thirty-one years of age has always been stationed south of Fourteenth street, and has a particular liking for downtown work. As will be seen from the dates given above, his promotion in the tire department has been very rapid Among his comrades in the ranks he hears a high reputation for being fond of any work, however hard, and owing to his general bonhomie, has always been a prime favorite wherever he has been stationed Chief Guerin’s headquarters will be at hook and ladder No. 14, 84 Attorney street. Manhattan.