Firefighter Delbert Winton "Bud" Stone

Photo of Firefighter Delbert Winton "Bud" Stone
Last Call: Sun, Aug 23rd, 1959
Date of Incident: Tue, Aug 18th, 1959
Cause of Death: Burns
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 29


Wife Marian, Son Robert, Daughters Connie & Teresa.


A fire was started from a spark at a gasoline bulk filling station while two men were filling there tanker truck. Later in the incident after firefighters had arrived on the scene to douse the flames an explosion occurred. A 20,000 gal. tank exploited engulfed several firefighters in flames killing FF Delbert Stone. Captain George Bartels, Captain Peter Sirna, FF Virgil Sams, FF Neal Owen.


Kansas City Fire Department Patch
635 Woodland Avenue - Suite 2100
Kansas City, Missouri 64116
(816) 513-4600
Chief Paul J. Berardi


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