Captain Edward M. Carroll

Photo of Captain Edward M. Carroll
Last Call: Sun, Apr 26th, 1891
Date of Incident: Tue, Sep 3rd, 1889
Cause of Death: Fall (Accidental)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 24




Captain Carroll died over two years from injuries after falling from a pompier ladder during drills at the Midland Hotel. He was trying to catch Firefighter Barney McBreen who was above him when his ladder broke. The fall also took the life of Firefighter McBreen.


Kansas City Fire Department Patch
635 Woodland Avenue - Suite 2100
Kansas City, Missouri 64116
(816) 513-4600
Chief Paul J. Berardi


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