Firefighter Roy Rutherford

Photo of Firefighter Roy Rutherford
Last Call: Mon, Aug 5th, 1929
Cause of Death: Structural Collapse
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 31


His parents Wesley and Sarah, sisters Stella and Laura, and brother John.


Firefighter Rutherford of Pumper #28 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 John Morris.


Kansas City Fire Department Patch
635 Woodland Avenue - Suite 2100
Kansas City, Missouri 64116
(816) 513-4600


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