Engineer H. Charles Handwerker

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Last Call: Sat, Sep 22nd, 1928
Date of Incident: Mon, Sep 17th, 1928
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Service Time: 29 years
Age: 56

Incident

Engineer Handwerker died from injuries received when Engine 6 slammed into the back of a streetcar while responding to a false alarm at 4:20 A.M. His Captain, Lee Paul, and Private Lee McGee also died in the incident. This was the second fatal incident involving a motorized vehicle in the history of the Department.

Agency

Louisville Fire Department
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Louisville, Kentucky 40203
(502) 574-3701
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