Terre Haute Fire Department

Terre Haute Fire Department Patch
25 Spruce Street
Terre Haute, Indiana 47807
(812) 234-8653

About

The Terre Haute Fire Department currently serves a population of approximately 60,785.

The THFD was established around 1855 as a volunteer fire department, in 1894 it became a fully paid department consisting of 50 members of the Terre Haute Fire Department. The THFD now consist of approximately 144 Firefighters men and women, 8 Fire Stations, 6 Engines, 2 Trucks, 1 Tanker, 1 Support/Rescue Unit, 3 full time Paramedic Ambulances and a Hazardous Materials Special Response Team.

Fallen Heroes

13 Heroes have given their lives in the line of duty during the history of the Terre Haute Fire Department.

Photo of John Schoffstall
Firefighter/Paramedic
John Schoffstall
Terre Haute Fire Department (IN)
Duty Related Illness
Sun, Apr 12th, 2020
Photo of Ralph Stott Jr.
Captain
Ralph Stott Jr.
Terre Haute Fire Department (IN)
Structural Collapse
Mon, Sep 30th, 2002
Photo of John J. O'Brien
Captain
John J. O'Brien
Terre Haute Fire Department (IN)
Heart Attack
Sun, Feb 17th, 1963
Photo of Richard Gray
Captain
Richard Gray
Terre Haute Fire Department (IN)
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Thu, Jun 21st, 1951
Photo of Olie C. Reed
Engineer
Olie C. Reed
Terre Haute Fire Department (IN)
Heart Attack
Thu, Nov 1st, 1945
Photo of John William Blunk
Terre Haute Fire Department (IN)
Asphyxiation
Tue, Feb 25th, 1936
Photo of Robert Day
Captain
Robert Day
Terre Haute Fire Department (IN)
Fall (Accidental)
Mon, Jul 1st, 1935
Photo of Remis Hicks
Engineer
Remis Hicks
Terre Haute Fire Department (IN)
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Fri, Jan 18th, 1935
Photo of William Sholton
Firefighter
William Sholton
Terre Haute Fire Department (IN)
Structural Collapse
Fri, Jun 10th, 1921
Photo of Abraham Brown
Firefighter
Abraham Brown
Terre Haute Fire Department (IN)
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Tue, Apr 5th, 1921
Photo of John J. Boland
Firefighter
John J. Boland
Terre Haute Fire Department (IN)
Fall (Accidental)
Thu, Jan 11th, 1917
Photo of John Osterloo
Captain
John Osterloo
Terre Haute Fire Department (IN)
Structural Collapse
Wed, Dec 28th, 1898
Photo of Dan Roper
Firefighter
Dan Roper
Terre Haute Fire Department (IN)
Electrocution (Accidental)
Mon, Jul 26th, 1897