Firefighter Charles Mebus

Photo of Firefighter Charles Mebus
Last Call: Sun, Feb 4th, 1900
Cause of Death: Structural Collapse
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 27

Survivors

His mother Henrietta.

Incident

Firefighter Mebus died from injuries that he received while fighting a fire that originated in the Penny & Gentles retail store at Broadway and Franklin Avenues. Numerous other firefighters were injured following a collapse of the nearly five blocks that were destroyed in the fire. Firefighter Mebus was a member of Engine Company #11.

Agency

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

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