CFDHISTORY ---›Line of Duty Deaths ---› 101Herman Krieger

Herman Krieger

Killed in the Line of Duty May 02, 1927

Fire Company Engine 48
Cause of Death Heart Related
At Fire Box Number
Incident Type
Incident Location 6800 Block Carthage Pike

Herman Krieger - Assistant Engineer of Fire Co. 48 collapsed and died while operating the pump at the scene of a shed fire in the 6800 block of Carthage Pike. Krieger was made a substitute firefighter on 10 Jul 1907 and was then promoted to regular firefighter on 11 Jul 1908. At the time of his death he was 42 years old and resided at 2522 Cleinview Avenue. A doctor was immediately called to the scene to tend to Krieger but he arrived and found no signs of life.