CFDHISTORY ---›Line of Duty Deaths ---› 41Richard Spratt

Richard Spratt

Killed in the Line of Duty December 3, 1942

Fire Company Engine 39
Cause of Death Suffocation
At Fire Box Number
Incident Type Fire
Incident Location 834 Wehrman

Spratt was killed while fighting a fire in an attic room of a three story building in Walnut Hills. Spratt twice ignored orders to retreat. Spratt was assigned for the day to Engine 16. Spratt was 53 and lived at 3341 Wabash Avenue.