Indianapolis Fire Department

Indianapolis Fire Department Patch
555 North New Jersey Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
(317) 327-6041

About

The Indianapolis Fire Department has an authorized strength of 1,216 personnel and currently serves a population of approximately 820,445.

Fallen Heroes

71 Heroes have given their lives in the line of duty during the history of the Indianapolis Fire Department.

Photo of Steve Auch
Battalion Chief
Steve Auch
Indianapolis Fire Department
Heart Attack
Tue, Feb 1st, 2011
Photo of Paul Kelly Jolliff
Indianapolis Fire Department
Drowning (Accidental)
Fri, Jun 14th, 2002
Photo of Warren J.C. Smith
Indianapolis Fire Department
Drowning (Accidental)
Sun, Aug 13th, 2000
Photo of John Riggins Jr.
Corporal
John Riggins Jr.
Indianapolis Fire Department
Heart Attack
Thu, Oct 26th, 1995
Photo of Ellwood Milton "Woody" Gelenius
Indianapolis Fire Department
Burns
Wed, Feb 5th, 1992
Photo of John J. Lorenzano
Indianapolis Fire Department
Asphyxiation
Wed, Feb 5th, 1992
Photo of Michael James Kriech
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Mon, Sep 10th, 1979
Photo of Thomas M. Donoghue
Lieutenant
Thomas M. Donoghue
Indianapolis Fire Department
Heart Attack
Wed, Jun 1st, 1977
Photo of Jerry A. Poole
Firefighter
Jerry A. Poole
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Sun, Jan 14th, 1973
Photo of Raymond F. Moore
Firefighter
Raymond F. Moore
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Sat, Jan 13th, 1973
Photo of Charles R. Ends
Firefighter
Charles R. Ends
Indianapolis Fire Department
Explosion (Accidental)
Thu, Aug 14th, 1969
Photo of Roy Pope Jr.
Lieutenant
Roy Pope Jr.
Indianapolis Fire Department
Asphyxiation
Sat, Aug 17th, 1963
Photo of Charles A. Pierson
Firefighter
Charles A. Pierson
Indianapolis Fire Department
Fall (Accidental)
Sat, Nov 18th, 1961
Photo of Joseph Tuohy
Firefighter
Joseph Tuohy
Indianapolis Fire Department
Heart Attack
Tue, Jan 5th, 1960
Photo of James R. Welch
Firefighter
James R. Welch
Indianapolis Fire Department
Asphyxiation
Tue, May 6th, 1958
Photo of John Harry Miller
Firefighter
John Harry Miller
Indianapolis Fire Department
Thu, Jan 19th, 1956
Photo of Morris E. Princell
Firefighter
Morris E. Princell
Indianapolis Fire Department
Fall (Accidental)
Mon, Aug 16th, 1954
Photo of Arthur Maar
Firefighter
Arthur Maar
Indianapolis Fire Department
Fall (Accidental)
Fri, Oct 24th, 1952
Photo of Benjamin Howard
Firefighter
Benjamin Howard
Indianapolis Fire Department
Thu, Nov 18th, 1948
Photo of Clarence M. Craig
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Sat, Jan 17th, 1948
Photo of Everett Lee Jackson
Firefighter
Everett Lee Jackson
Indianapolis Fire Department
Heart Attack
Thu, May 31st, 1945
Photo of Randall M. Ball
Private
Randall M. Ball
Indianapolis Fire Department
Heart Attack
Sun, Jan 7th, 1945
Photo of Harold B. Adkinson
Firefighter
Harold B. Adkinson
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident
Fri, Dec 22nd, 1944
Photo of Hubert S. Toombs
Firefighter
Hubert S. Toombs
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident
Sat, Dec 16th, 1944
Photo of Herman N. Lewis
Firefighter
Herman N. Lewis
Indianapolis Fire Department
Heart Attack
Wed, Mar 22nd, 1944
Photo of Reuben G. Von Ohlen
Firefighter
Reuben G. Von Ohlen
Indianapolis Fire Department
Heart Attack
Sun, Jan 9th, 1944
Photo of Frederick E. Fries
Battalion Chief
Frederick E. Fries
Indianapolis Fire Department
Heart Attack
Sat, May 30th, 1942
Photo of Leo J. Lindauer
Firefighter
Leo J. Lindauer
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident
Sat, Jul 19th, 1941
Photo of Basil E. Reiss
Firefighter
Basil E. Reiss
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident
Sun, Mar 23rd, 1941
Photo of Clifford C. Woods
Firefighter
Clifford C. Woods
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident
Sat, Dec 16th, 1939
Photo of Matthew Dillane
Firefighter
Matthew Dillane
Indianapolis Fire Department
Asphyxiation
Sun, Aug 20th, 1939
Photo of Edward Joseph McGinnis
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Fri, Oct 29th, 1937
Photo of William Arthur
Firefighter
William Arthur
Indianapolis Fire Department
Exposure
Sun, Jan 31st, 1937
Photo of Thomas Sheehan
Firefighter
Thomas Sheehan
Indianapolis Fire Department
Explosion (Accidental)
Mon, Jan 4th, 1937
Photo of John Hart
Firefighter
John Hart
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident
Fri, Dec 18th, 1936
Photo of George W. Ream
Lieutenant
George W. Ream
Indianapolis Fire Department
Exertion
Thu, Jul 9th, 1936
Photo of Lewis Lavern Stanley
Firefighter
Lewis Lavern Stanley
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Fri, Oct 30th, 1931
Photo of Frank M. Yates
Firefighter
Frank M. Yates
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident
Fri, Aug 3rd, 1928
Photo of William H. Weishaar
Lieutenant
William H. Weishaar
Indianapolis Fire Department
Asphyxiation
Fri, Nov 18th, 1927
Photo of George E. Friel
Firefighter
George E. Friel
Indianapolis Fire Department
Asphyxiation
Wed, Oct 19th, 1927
Photo of David A. Gresh
Firefighter
David A. Gresh
Indianapolis Fire Department
Exertion
Sun, Jan 18th, 1925
Photo of Wayne Hunter
Firefighter
Wayne Hunter
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Mon, Mar 3rd, 1924
Photo of Fred E. Barlow
Firefighter
Fred E. Barlow
Indianapolis Fire Department
Exertion
Tue, Jan 22nd, 1924
Photo of Louis C. Lauth
Firefighter
Louis C. Lauth
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Sun, Oct 7th, 1923
Photo of Charles James Murphy
Firefighter
Charles James Murphy
Indianapolis Fire Department
Stroke
Tue, Feb 13th, 1923
Photo of George F. Mumford
Firefighter
George F. Mumford
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Thu, Dec 22nd, 1921
Photo of August H. Schafer
Firefighter
August H. Schafer
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Sun, Nov 16th, 1919
Photo of Edward A. Ankenbauer
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Sun, Jan 5th, 1919
Photo of Clinton T. Lowes
Indianapolis Fire Department
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Sun, Jan 5th, 1919
Photo of Thomas S. Smith
Firefighter
Thomas S. Smith
Indianapolis Fire Department
Horse Drawn Vehicle (Response)
Wed, Nov 8th, 1911
Photo of William H. Russe
Firefighter
William H. Russe
Indianapolis Fire Department
Sun, Nov 14th, 1909
Photo of Michael Corliss
Firefighter
Michael Corliss
Indianapolis Fire Department
Horse Drawn Vehicle (Response)
Thu, Feb 4th, 1909
Photo of John J. Loftus
Firefighter
John J. Loftus
Indianapolis Fire Department
Horse Drawn Vehicle (Accidental)
Mon, Feb 2nd, 1903
Photo of Frank E. Mankin
Firefighter
Frank E. Mankin
Indianapolis Fire Department
Structural Collapse
Thu, Apr 19th, 1900
Photo of Webster James Robertson
Indianapolis Fire Department
Horse Drawn Vehicle (Response)
Tue, Dec 19th, 1899
Photo of Benjamin F. Plummer
Firefighter
Benjamin F. Plummer
Indianapolis Fire Department
Horse Drawn Vehicle (Response)
Mon, Aug 28th, 1893
Photo of William Raper McGinnis
Indianapolis Fire Department
Structural Collapse
Thu, Dec 22nd, 1892
Photo of William F. Jones
Firefighter
William F. Jones
Indianapolis Fire Department
Structural Collapse
Sat, Mar 22nd, 1890
Photo of John Burkhart
Firefighter
John Burkhart
Indianapolis Fire Department
Structural Collapse
Tue, Mar 18th, 1890
Photo of Thomas A. Black
Firefighter
Thomas A. Black
Indianapolis Fire Department
Structural Collapse
Mon, Mar 17th, 1890
Photo of Andrew O. Cherry
Firefighter
Andrew O. Cherry
Indianapolis Fire Department
Structural Collapse
Mon, Mar 17th, 1890
Photo of George Faulkner
Firefighter
George Faulkner
Indianapolis Fire Department
Structural Collapse
Mon, Mar 17th, 1890
Photo of Ulysses Glazer
Firefighter
Ulysses Glazer
Indianapolis Fire Department
Structural Collapse
Mon, Mar 17th, 1890
Photo of George W. Glenn
Firefighter
George W. Glenn
Indianapolis Fire Department
Structural Collapse
Mon, Mar 17th, 1890
Photo of Albert Hoffman
Firefighter
Albert Hoffman
Indianapolis Fire Department
Structural Collapse
Mon, Mar 17th, 1890
Photo of David R. Lowry
Firefighter
David R. Lowry
Indianapolis Fire Department
Structural Collapse
Mon, Mar 17th, 1890
Photo of Espy Stormer
Firefighter
Espy Stormer
Indianapolis Fire Department
Structural Collapse
Mon, Mar 17th, 1890
Photo of Anthony Voltz
Firefighter
Anthony Voltz
Indianapolis Fire Department
Structural Collapse
Mon, Mar 17th, 1890
Photo of Henry D. Woodruff
Firefighter
Henry D. Woodruff
Indianapolis Fire Department
Structural Collapse
Mon, Mar 17th, 1890
Photo of David Fremont Taffe
Indianapolis Fire Department
Horse Drawn Vehicle (Response)
Tue, Nov 16th, 1886
Photo of Daniel Glazier
Indianapolis Fire Department
Structural Collapse
Tue, Mar 11th, 1873