Firefighter John V. Mesh

Photo of Firefighter John V. Mesh
Last Call: Mon, Oct 12th, 2015
Date of Incident: Mon, Oct 12th, 2015
Cause of Death: Structural Collapse
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 39


His wife of 16 years, Felicia; daughters Adriana Nikole (17), Alyssa Marie (16), Alexandria JoLynn (13), Alicia Lynette (10); mother, Barbara; brothers Michael, Mark and James; and sisters Jena, Christine and Sherri.


Firefighter John V. Mesh and Fire Apparatus Operator Larry J. Leggio died from injuries sustained in a structural collapse while working at the scene of an apartment building fire.

Multiple units were dispatched at 7:27 P.M. on initial calls that indicated fire visible from the structure; additional units were dispatched as the incident escalated, with a full second alarm requested shortly after arrival. The collapse occurred at 7:52 P.M.


Kansas City Fire Department Patch
635 Woodland Avenue - Suite 2100
Kansas City, Missouri 64116
(816) 513-4600


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