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Chief of Police Martin A. Fine | LaFollette Police Department, Tennessee LaFollette Police Department, Tennessee

Chief of Police

Martin A. Fine

LaFollette Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Saturday, July 4, 1908

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: Not available

Badge # CHIEF

Cause: Fire

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Chief Fine succumbed to smoke inhalation while commanding firefighting efforts at the scene of a major fire at a downtown hotel. Chief Fine had raised the first alarm when he observed the fire.

He was assisting firefighters remove furniture and other items when he collapsed inside the smoke-filled building.

Chief Fine was survived by his wife and eight children.

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Martin Abraham Fine was my great-grandfather through my father. Thank you so much for honoring him in this way. He was a brave man who did much to try to lower the high crime rate of such a small town. He was very loved and respected.

Linda Fine
Great-granddaughter
February 22, 2017

 

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