Firefighter Alex Thompson

Photo of Firefighter Alex Thompson
Last Call: Mon, Jun 25th, 1923
Date of Incident: Sun, Jun 24th, 1923
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: Not Known




While responding to a reported fire, a collision occurred between the trucks from Hose House #4 and Hose House #9. Firefighter Thompson, the driver of #9, died from injuries that he received. Captain James Overby, also of #9, died in the accident and Firefighter Charles Watson died several months later from his injuries. The accident 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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