Firefighter Melvin J. Kurtz

Photo of Firefighter Melvin J. Kurtz
Last Call: Wed, Apr 1st, 1953
Cause of Death: Structural Collapse
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 30


FF Kurtz died in a structural collapse when a wall and porches fell on him while fighting a large fire in a apartment building. Also killed were FF Don Nastaiso and FF Joseph Cooney.


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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