Chief Persons, of Montpelier, Dead
Vaney B. Persons, Chief of the Montpelier, Vt., Fire Department, died while directing a two-alarm fire. He was appointed Chief in July, 1918. He was born in Calais, November 23, 1869, and spent his early life there. For the past thirty years. Chief Persons resided in Montpelier. There was a large representation of the New England Association of Fire Chiefs at the funeral.