Firefighter Reis died of injuries he suffered on March 13 when he was thrown off a fire apparatus when it swerved to avoid a car and overturned.
There is 1 photo for Firefighter Basil E. Reiss.
There is 1 tribute for Firefighter Basil E. Reiss.
Basil was my uncle. I have a small memory of him. I was just 4 when he got killed. I proudly wear his red rubby ring on my right hand. News paper articles about him are at the fire musium in Indianapolis. His father was a lifelong fire fighter in Indianapolis.