Firefighter John R. Morris

Photo of Firefighter John R. Morris
Last Call: Mon, Aug 5th, 1929
Cause of Death: Structural Collapse
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 38




Firefighter Morris of Hook & Ladder #8 died while manning a hose line and fighting a fire in a drug store at Sixty Ninth Street and Prospect Avenue. An explosion occurred causing a wall to fall on him. The incident also took the lives of Firefighters Frank Loncar and Roy Rutherford.


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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