Firefighter Charles Mebus

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


His mother Henrietta.


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.


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