Firefighter Charles Johan Nester

Photo of Firefighter Charles Johan Nester
Last Call: Wed, Mar 4th, 1914
Date of Incident: Wed, Mar 4th, 1914
Cause of Death: Fall (Accidental)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 31


His wife Catherine and son John.


While fighting a fire at Third and Locust Streets, Firefighter Nester, who was a member of Truck Company 6, fell through a skylight shaft as he and other firefighters were attempting to get a hose line into positon on the roof of an adjoining building. He died a short time later at City Hospital.


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