Firefighter Eugene Ost

Photo of Firefighter Eugene Ost
Last Call: Sat, Jul 3rd, 1920
Cause of Death: Structural Collapse
Service Time: 1 year & 6 months
Age: 26

Survivors

Parents Charles and Bertha Ost.

Incident

While working at a fire in a three-story building which housed the Langan Furniture and Carpet Company at Washington Avenue and Eighteenth Street, Firefighter Ost was killed when the roof collapsed on top of him. Six other firefighters were injured.

Firefighter Ost was a U.S. Army Veteran.

Agency

Saint Louis Fire Department Patch
1421 North Jefferson Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63106
(314) 533-3406
Chief Dennis M. Jenkerson

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