Captain John J. Stanton

Photo of Captain John J. Stanton
Last Call: Tue, Jan 21st, 1896
Date of Incident: Tue, Jan 21st, 1896
Cause of Death: Structural Collapse
Service Time: 7 years
Age: 36


His wife and two children.


While fighting a fire in the A.B. Aloe building at 415 Broadway, Captain Stanton died following a collapse. The collapse also killed Firefighters Nimrod Kerley, James Roddy, and Owen Hines. It also injured six other firefighters. Captain Stanton was assigned to Chemical Company #1 at Engine House #15.


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