Captain Edward Early

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Last Call: Sun, Sep 15th, 1889
Date of Incident: Sun, Sep 15th, 1889
Cause of Death: Structural Collapse
Service Time: 30 years
Age: Not Known


On September 15th, 1889 Capt. Edward Early along with 4 other firefighters lost their lives while fighting a fire at 6th & Main involving Bamberger, Bloom & Co.'s Store and adjoining buildings.

This occurred at Fire Alarm Box 48, known as Fatal 48.


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