Firefighter Nimrod Kay Kerley

Photo of Firefighter Nimrod Kay Kerley
Last Call: Tue, Jan 21st, 1896
Date of Incident: Tue, Jan 21st, 1896
Cause of Death: Structural Collapse
Service Time: 1 year
Age: 23


His wife and three children.


While fighting a fire in the A.B. Aloe building at 415 Broadway, Firefighter Kerley died following a collapse. The collapse also killed Firefighters James Roddy and Owen Hines as well as Captain John Stanton. It also injured six other firefighters. Firefighter Kerley was assigned to Salvage Corps #1.


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