CFDHISTORY ---›Line of Duty Deaths ---› 44Lt. Norbert Junker

Lt. Norbert Junker

Killed in the Line of Duty November 3,1949

Fire Company Engine 24
Cause of Death Heart Attack
At Fire Box Number
Incident Type In firehouse
Incident Location 4526 Glenway - 24s house

Junker died of a heart attack shortly before 2 a.m.
Captain Albert Heilman of Ladder 10, who was resting in a bed near Junker, said he heard his comrade arise and complain of chest and arm pains, then found him unconscious in bed after hearing a sound a few minutes later. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Dr Giles Decourcy. Junker had complained of chest pain and trouble breathing at a fire five days earlier. Junker lived with his wife and five children at 431 Purcell Ave, Price Hill.