Memory Lane - September 14, 1961


Twenty-three of the 36 active firemen pictured here are, left to right, back row: Harold Fleer, Harry Leseberg, Lloyd Russell, Ivan Creighton, Ivan Beeks, Dick Mead, Wayne Tietgen, Pat Hailey, Bud Froehlich, Pete Dawson, Lee Swinney (chief), Paul Koplin, Merle Beckner; front row, left to fight: Bill Kugler, Leonard Schmidt, N. H. Brugger, Bill Mellor, Warren Bilson, John Theil, Mert Ellis, Kent Hall, Clete Sharer and Joe Dorcey.
From the Sept. 14, 1961 edition of The Wayne Herald:
Wayne and the Wayne Rural Fire District calls for practice as well as actual fire fighting. Wayne
firemen meet twice a month, holding a meeting the first Tuesday and a drill the second Tuesday
of each month.
Equipment of the department includes two city pumpers, one rural pumper and one rural transport.
Twenty-three of the 36 active firemen pictured here are, left to right, back row: Harold Fleer,
Harry Leseberg, Lloyd Russell, Ivan Creighton, Ivan Beeks, Dick Mead, Wayne Tietgen, Pat
Hailey, Bud Froehlich, Pete Dawson, Lee Swinney (chief), Paul Koplin, Merle Beckner; front row,
left to fight: Bill Kugler, Leonard Schmidt, N. H. Brugger, Bill Mellor, Warren Bilson, John Theil,
Mert Ellis, Kent Hall, Clete Sharer and Joe Dorcey.

 

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