CFDHISTORY ---›Line of Duty Deaths ---› 45John Zimmerman

John Zimmerman

Killed in the Line of Duty September 4, 1950

Fire Company Engine 51? 20?
Cause of Death Smoke Inhilation
At Fire Box Number
Incident Type 1 alarm fire
Incident Location 6123 Hamilton Ave

Zimmerman died while fighting a fire in the George Schiering and Son Electrical Appliance Store, 6123 Hamilton Avenue. He suffered a fatal collapse while pulling a hose into the smoke filled building. Zimmerman was 57 years old and had been on the department for 37 years. He lived with his wife at 1413 Reid Ave, College Hill and was the father of two children.