Harrisburg Fireman Dies in Service

Harrisburg Fireman Dies in Service

William H. Harris, a member of the Hope Hose Company, of Harrisburg, Pa., for 39 years, was overcome by smoke at the State printery fire on April 6, and died in an ambulance on the way to a hospital. He was carried from the burning building in an unconscious condition in less than half an hour after the fire started, and was revived by a hypodermic given him by a doctor and walked to the ambulance, when it arrived, accompanied by his son. He was 56 years of age, a machinist by trade and is survived by a widow and five children. His wife protested against his going to the fire, but he insisted and his son accompanied him, to look aftet him. He was the oldest member of the Hope Company, which he joined when 17 years of age.

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