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Former Pleasantville Fire Chief Dies At 94

Former Pleasantville Fire Chief Russell Gilbert Tompkins passed away recently.
Former Pleasantville Fire Chief Russell Gilbert Tompkins passed away recently. Photo Credit: File

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Former Pleasantville Fire Chief Russell Gilbert Tompkins died Thursday, May 1 at the age of 94, according to theeexaminernews.com.

Tompkins was a World War II Army veteran. He joined the Pleasantville Fire Department in 1941 and later served as a commissioner on the Board of Fire Commissioners for more than three decades, theexaminernews.com reported.

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