Chief Dan Shire with Ordnance Depot
Chief Daniel H. Shire, who retired on December 4 from the Mason City, Ia., Fire Department after sixteen years of service, is now Fire Chief of the Sierra Ordnance Depot at Herlong, California.
Incidentally, Chief Shire states that he could use some good firemen at the depot. Fireman are paid $1,680 a year with $200 a year overtime; pump operators receive $1,860 a year, with $200 overtime, and captains $2,040 a year with $200 overtime. Retired men who are in good physical condition or young firemen who would like to grow up with a government fire department are eligible. Uniforms and some personal equipment are furnished.