CFDHISTORY ---›Line of Duty Deaths ---› 37Edward Brabender

Edward Brabender

Killed in the Line of Duty February 14, 1931

Fire Company Salvage Corpsman
Cause of Death Crushed
At Fire Box Number Box 15
Incident Type Fire
Incident Location Main St Fire Building Collapse

Brabender was killed and three other Salvage Corps members were injured when a wall collapsed while they were covering goods in the rear of the Voss Grocery Co 58 to 62 Mai Street. Brabenders body was not recovered until seven hours after he was trapped. The fire was in the H.D.Smith Paper Box Co., 56 Main Street. Brabender was 37 and lived at 2229 Spring Grove Avenue.