Firefighter Fred Hesse

Photo of Firefighter Fred Hesse
Last Call: Tue, Feb 17th, 1903
Date of Incident: Wed, Feb 11th, 1903
Cause of Death: Horse Drawn Vehicle (Response)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: Not Known




While responding to an alarm in Hook & Ladder #8, Firefighter Hesse was severely injured when the truck collided with a street car at the intersection of Olive Street and Twentieth Avenue. He died a week later. Firefighter Benjamin Letson also died in the accident.


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