Firefighter Riley R. Pryor

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Last Call: Sat, Dec 17th, 1960
Date of Incident: Sat, Dec 17th, 1960
Cause of Death: Structural Collapse
Service Time: 8 years
Age: 36


Wife Violet and son Roger Ray


Captain Joseph Buren, Sergeant Jesse Wilson and Firefighter Riley Pryor lost their lives while fighting a 3 alarm fire inside the Parkmoor Bowling Alley after being caught in a backdraft explosion.


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1135 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40203
(502) 574-3701
Chief Gregory Frederick


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