Dan O’Connell

Dan O’Connell a volunteer with the Putnam Lake Fire Department died on January 25‚ 1999‚ after suffering a heart attack at the scene of a structure fire 17 days earlier. A former Marine‚ he was a lifetime member of the department and served as an officer for 23 years‚ including three years as chief. His son Jim also served as chief‚ the first father and son chief combination in the department’s history. Jim died in an automobile accident six months before his father’s death.