Firefighter Charles Watson

Photo of Firefighter Charles Watson
Last Call: Tue, Jan 29th, 1924
Date of Incident: Sun, Jun 24th, 1923
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Service Time: 5 years
Age: 32




While responding to a reported fire, a collision occurred between the trucks from Hose House #4 and Hose House #9. Firefighter Watson died from his injuries several months after the accident. Captain James Overby and Firefighter Alex Thompson died shortly after the accident which also severely injured another firefighter.


Evansville Fire Department
Evansville Fire Department Patch
550 Southeast 8th Street
Evansville, Indiana 47713-1786
(812) 867-6761
Chief Mike Connelly


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