Lieutenant August Hoffman

Photo of Lieutenant August Hoffman
Last Call: Wed, Jun 29th, 1927
Date of Incident: Wed, Jun 29th, 1927
Cause of Death: Exposure (Toxins)
Service Time: 20 years
Age: 64

Incident

Lieutenant Hoffman entered a trench to rescue two workers who had been overcome by sewer gas. Both workers were successfully rescued but Lieutenant Hoffman was overcome by the gas and died as a result.

Agency

Saint Louis Fire Department Patch
1421 North Jefferson Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63106
(314) 533-3406

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