Chief J. B. Fish Dead
Chief J. B. Fish, of Estancia, N. M., rode to a residence fire at the back end of a fire truck. Just as he stepped off the rear platform, he fell dead, as the result of a heart attack.
He was born in Miles, Ia., and came to Albuquerque in 1898 as District Plant Chief of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company. In 1917 he went to Estancia. where he purchased the telephone company which he operated until a few years ago.
Chief Fish was Vice-President of the New Mexico State Firemen’s Association, and has been a member since the association started in 1924.
His widow and one son survive.