Chief John Brennan Dead
John E. Brennan, Chief of the Cumberland, Md., Fire Department died on December 10th.
Chief Brennan joined the department on October 20, 1914, and was promoted to captain on October 19, 1924. He became assistant fire chief January 19, 1925 and chief on July 1, 1948.
He was a member of the Eastern Fire Chiefs Association and the International Association of Fire Chiefs.
Until a new chief is appointed, W. L. Lindner is serving as acting chief.