POLAND, Ohio (WKBN) — A tribute was held for the former fire chief of Poland on Thursday night.
Several fire trucks participated in a procession around the Cunningham Becker funeral home in Poland. It was to honor Edwin “Sonny” Chinowth who died of cancer on Sunday.
Chinowth started his firefighter career as a volunteer in Poland in 1959. He served as chief from 1978 until 1997.
He was just 10 days shy of his 78th birthday when he died.