Chief Little of Rochester Retires
Chief Charles Little of the fire department of Rochester, N. Y., filed his resignation with R. A. Hamilton, commissioner of public safety of that city, taking effect on December 31 last. Commissioner Hamilton requested Chief Little to serve until the end of the year. This he consented to do. Chief Little has been placed on the retired list with a pension of $2,100 a year. In his resignation Chief Little expressed his appreciation of the co-operation which he had received from the city officials of Rochester and also from his subordinate officers and the members of his department.
Chief Little has served for nearly fifty years in the fire department of Rochester, he having been promoted to the post of battalion chief in 1895, and succeeded Chief James Malcolm as head of the department some eighteen years ago. Assistant Chief Frank A. Jaynes has been appointed as Chief Little’s successor. Chief Jaynes has been connected with the department about forty years.
The Waterloo, N. Y., fire department has been re-organized and the list of officers and seven drivers for the trucks has been confirmed by the board. Chief Harry W. LoClair retains his post, with Addie Staley as first assistant chief, Albert H. Sweet, second assistant, and Arthur Jarvis, secretary.