CFDHISTORY ---›Line of Duty Deaths ---› 16Capt. Anthony Lahrman

Capt. Anthony Lahrman

Killed in the Line of Duty July 18,1878

Fire Company Engine 1
Cause of Death Died in Sleep
At Fire Box Number
Incident Type
Incident Location

Captain Lahrman was on duty when he decided to take a nap around 5pm. He instructed the engineer on watch to wake him at 8pm. Lahrman was found dead in his bed that evening. He had not complained of any ill feeling and appeared to be healthy prior to his passing. It had been a hot day and the enquirer noted several other persons who were overcome by the heat of the day, some of whom died. Lahrman was made captain of Engine 01 after being promoted from pipeman following the promotion of the previous Captain, Joe Bunker to Assistant Chief.