Daniel Scully

January 25, 1884

An immigrant from Ireland, Daniel Scully was quick to establish himself in the fire service of his new nation. As a volunteer firefighter in the city of New York, Scully was recognized for his bravery – an attribute that would eventually aid him during his service in the fire departments of San Francisco and Vallejo. Scully died of heart disease at the scene of a Vallejo structure fire in 1884 at the age of 42.

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