Captain Thomas Dwyer

Photo of Captain Thomas Dwyer
Last Call: Fri, Jan 5th, 1894
Cause of Death: Horse Drawn Vehicle (Response)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 25




As Hose Company #15 was pulling out of the station for an alarm, Captain Dwyer was jerked from his seat by one of the rings used to suspend the harness for the horses. He fell directly under one of the wheels which ran over his abdomen. When the firefighters came to his aid, he commanded them to proceed to the alarm, which they did. Approximately twenty minutes later, Captain Dwyer was dead from his injuries.


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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