Firefighter Franklin McBride

Photo of Firefighter Franklin McBride
Last Call: Tue, Feb 4th, 1902
Cause of Death: Structural Collapse
Service Time: Not Known
Age: Not Known


His wife and seven children.


While fighting a fire in a five story building at 312-314 Chestnut Street, the building collapsed resulting in the death of Firefighter McBride. The building housed the American Tent and Awning Company. The collapse also took the lives of Firefighters Daniel Steele, Charles Westenhoff, Charles Krenning, Michael Kehoe, William Dundon, and Assistant Chief August Thierry.


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


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