Firefighter Eugene Ost

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


Parents Charles and Bertha Ost.


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.


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