CFDHISTORY ---›Line of Duty Deaths ---› 50Marshal Robert Riegler

Marshal Robert Riegler

Killed in the Line of Duty June 13, 1961

Fire Company District 3
Cause of Death Smoke Inhilation
At Fire Box Number Box 5131
Incident Type Fire
Incident Location 1020 Woodrow - West End

Collapsed from smoke inhalation shortly after arriving at the fire in the Central Brass and Aluminum Foundry at 1020 Woodrow Street. Riegler was directing fire crews inside when he was overcome. Riegler was 45 and lived at 555 Purcell Ave with his wife and teenage daughter.