Elkhart Fire Department

Elkhart Fire Department Patch
500 East Street
Elkhart, Indiana 46516
(574) 293-8931

Fallen Heroes

8 Heroes have given their lives in the line of duty during the history of the Elkhart Fire Department.

Photo of Ricky K. Genth
Firefighter
Ricky K. Genth
Elkhart Fire Department (IN)
Drowning (Accidental)
Sun, Jul 26th, 1981
Photo of Carl Raymond Rheinheimer
Elkhart Fire Department (IN)
Heart Attack
Fri, Sep 20th, 1974
Photo of Gerald Freed
Chief
Gerald Freed
Elkhart Fire Department (IN)
Explosion (Accidental)
Tue, Oct 3rd, 1972
Photo of Terry Crouch
Firefighter
Terry Crouch
Elkhart Fire Department (IN)
Explosion (Accidental)
Thu, Sep 21st, 1972
Photo of Henry A. Wisolek
Elkhart Fire Department (IN)
Heart Attack
Thu, Oct 18th, 1951
Photo of Edward L. Clark
Firefighter
Edward L. Clark
Elkhart Fire Department (IN)
Heart Attack
Thu, Dec 23rd, 1948
Photo of Fred T. Shigley
Firefighter
Fred T. Shigley
Elkhart Fire Department (IN)
Electrocution (Accidental)
Fri, Aug 8th, 1913
Photo of Earl Ira Garl
Private
Earl Ira Garl
Elkhart Fire Department (IN)
Fall (Accidental)
Fri, Dec 11th, 1908