Firefighter Owen Hines

Photo of Firefighter Owen Hines
Last Call: Wed, Feb 26th, 1896
Date of Incident: Tue, Jan 21st, 1896
Cause of Death: Structural Collapse
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 28


His father John, sisters Rose and Mary, and brother John.


While fighting a fire in the A.B. Aloe building at 415 Broadway, Firefighter Hines suffered severe injuries following a collapse. He died at his home several weeks later. The collapse also killed Firefighters Nimrod Kerley and James Roddy as well as Captain John Stanton. It also injured six other firefighters. Firefighter Hines was assigned to #3 Truck.


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