Fort Wayne Fire Department

Fort Wayne Fire Department Patch
One Main Street
Suite 901
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
(260) 427-1170
Chief Eric Lahey

About

The Fort Wayne Fire Department has an authorized strength of 354 personnel and currently serves a population of approximately 254,400.

Fallen Heroes

18 Heroes have given their lives in the line of duty during the history of the Fort Wayne Fire Department.

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Photo of George W. Jasper
Assistant Chief
George W. Jasper
Fort Wayne Fire Department (IN)
Heart Attack
Tue, Mar 20th, 1917
Photo of John M. Fleischman
Firefighter
John M. Fleischman
Fort Wayne Fire Department (IN)
Duty-Related Illness
Sun, May 14th, 1916
Photo of Louis Hensel
Firefighter
Louis Hensel
Fort Wayne Fire Department (IN)
Electrocution
Sat, Jan 1st, 1910
Photo of Charles Winkelmeyer
Firefighter
Charles Winkelmeyer
Fort Wayne Fire Department (IN)
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Sun, Apr 19th, 1908
Photo of Charles Winkelmeyer
Firefighter
Charles Winkelmeyer
Fort Wayne Fire Department (IN)
Trauma (Accidental)
Sun, Apr 19th, 1908
Photo of Frederick Hilsman
Firefighter
Frederick Hilsman
Fort Wayne Fire Department (IN)
Burns
Wed, Jun 7th, 1871