Firefighter William J. Gannon

Photo of Firefighter William J. Gannon
Last Call: Wed, Apr 18th, 1894
Cause of Death: Electrocution (Accidental)
Service Time: 9 years
Age: 36

Survivors

His wife Annie.

Incident

As he was getting a hose line into position at a stable fire at 2737 Thomas Street, Firefighter Gannon stepped on a downed electric wire. He died at the scene. Firefighter Gannon was a member of Chemical Company #4, which was stationed at Twentieth Street and Washington Avenue.

Agency

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

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