Firefighter Benjamin F. Plummer

Photo of Firefighter Benjamin F. Plummer
Last Call: Mon, Aug 28th, 1893
Date of Incident: Mon, Aug 28th, 1893
Cause of Death: Horse Drawn Vehicle (Response)
Service Time: 6 years
Age: 35


Firefighter Plummer was driving a horse-drawn ladder truck en route to a box alarm at East and Pearl Streets. As the truck turned from Pennsylvania onto Washington, it struck a utility pole. The accident threw Firefighter Plummer from his seat, causing severe head injuries. He died a short time later after being taken to a nearby hospital.


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