Steele Story Over KFRC This Weekend 8/1/1941
a Steele Story Over KFRC This Weekend The dynamite incident, which won for Marion (Bill) Steele of the Felton forest fire fighters, the Wellman Gold Medal for Valor, will be broad cast over KFRC, San Francisco, at 3:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon, The Sentinel was notified yesterday. The broadcast, featuring Steele, was arranged after the Wellman Valor Award committee, a San Fran cisco organization, announced the young state forestry employe would be awarded the medal for extinguishing smoldering sticks of dynamite during the Kober Winery fire near Ben Lomond July 14. Steele suffer ed dynamite poisoning during the performance of his heroic deed, but recovered rapidly after treatment in Santa Cruz. He is now on duty at the Big Creek suppression station, where representatives of the Wellman committee in terviewed him Wednesday and arrangements were completed for the broadcast.