Firefighter William Wand

Photo of Firefighter William Wand
Last Call: Sun, Feb 15th, 1903
Date of Incident: Fri, Jan 30th, 1903
Cause of Death: Horse Drawn Vehicle (Response)
Service Time: 21 years
Age: 46


His wife Minnie and two children.


Firefighter Wand suffered serious injuries when he was thrown from the rear step of Company #15 when it collided with Company #39 as they were responding to an alarm. He was then run over by one of the wagons and was unconscious when he was transported to City Hospital. He died from his injuries approximately two weeks later.


Saint Louis Fire Department Patch
1421 North Jefferson Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63106
(314) 533-3406


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