Firefighter John O'Brien

Photo of Firefighter John O'Brien
Last Call: Fri, Sep 21st, 1900
Date of Incident: Thu, Sep 20th, 1900
Cause of Death: Structural Collapse
Service Time: 18 years
Age: 38


His wife and two children.


Firefighter O'Brien of Engine Company #4 was severely injured in a collapse of the roof at the Hargadine-McKittrick Warehouse fire on Morgan Street. He was transported to City Hospital where he died the following day. The collapse also injured several other firefighters.


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St. Louis, Missouri 63106
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