Wilkes-Barre Boasts Fire Belle

Wilkes-Barre Boasts Fire Belle

—Photo by Paul Bieley

Mrs. Ethel A. Price, seated at extreme right, was recently designated director of the Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Public Safety Department. As such, she rates the rank of fire commissioner and directs the activities of the city’s all-paid fire bureau of 125 officers and men.

Shown with Mrs. Price are (seated): Mrs. Ruth Leonard, her secretary, and Fire Chief Ambrose Saricks, who has headed the department for 30 years. Standing, from left to right, are: Deputy Chief Edward Jacobson, Deputy Chief Jacob Lauer and Public Works Director William D. Jones, who formerly served as fire commissioner.

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