Assistant Chief's Aide John Steyer

Photo of Assistant Chief's Aide John Steyer
Last Call: Fri, Jul 5th, 1912
Date of Incident: Fri, Jul 5th, 1912
Cause of Death: Electrocution (Accidental)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 29




Firefighter Steyer was helping other firefighters move a pile of boards at the Ganhal Lumberyard fire on South Broadway. He lifted a heavy board, stumbled, and fell backwards onto a live electric wire. He died at the scene. Steyer served as a driver for Assistant Chief Salmon.


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