Firefighter Frederick Hilsman

Photo of Firefighter Frederick Hilsman
Last Call: Wed, Jun 7th, 1871
Cause of Death: Burns
Service Time: 1 year
Age: 19

Survivors

His two sisters.

Incident

Died in an explosion from a basement fire at Boltz Grocery on South Calhoun St. He was a member of Mechanics Engine & Hose Co. 1. He was the 1st recorded Fort Wayne FD Line of Duty Death.

Agency

Fort Wayne Fire Department
Fort Wayne Fire Department Patch
One Main Street
Suite 901
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
(260) 427-1170
Chief Eric Lahey

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