Brooklyn, NY Fireman Thrown from Firetruck, Dec 1921

Deputy Fire Chief Hurt.

Edward Kenny Is Thrown From Floodlight Truck in Collision.

Edward Kenny, Special Deputy Fire Chief, of 1,406 Albemarle Road, Brooklyn, was injured early yesterday when returning with the Kenny floodlights, which he presented to the Fire Department, from a fire at 35 Herkimer Street, Brooklyn. The floodlight auto truck was in collision with a taxicab at Nostrand Avenue and St. John’s Place, and Kenny was thrown from his seat beside Driver Noonan. His back was sprained and his right hand injured. He was taken home. The drivers of both machines escaped injury.

Max Gold, owner and driver of the taxicab, who lives at 615 East Fifth Street, Manhattan, was arrested. The police say he violate the highway law by driving on the wrong side of the street.

The New York Times, New York, NY 21 Dec 1921