Firefighter George Seibert

Photo of Firefighter George Seibert
Last Call: Fri, May 11th, 1900
Date of Incident: Fri, May 11th, 1900
Cause of Death: Horse Drawn Vehicle (Response)
Service Time: 5 years
Age: 28


His wife and two children.


While driving the engine of Company #15 to a reported fire, the engine crashed into an iron pillar that served as a railroad crossing gate. Firefighter Siebert was thrown from the engine and died at the scene. The accident also injured another firefighter as well as one of the horses. The horse, which suffered two broken legs, was later euthanized. Firefighter Siebert was a five year veteran of the department but had only been assigned to Company #15 for ten days.


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


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