CFDHISTORY ---›Line of Duty Deaths ---› 52Paul Kathmann

Paul Kathmann

Killed in the Line of Duty July 13, 1966

Fire Company Dist Traveler detailed to E45
Cause of Death Electrocuted
At Fire Box Number
Incident Type Wind Storm
Incident Location B&O Warehouse Second Street

Kathmann was electrocuted when he stepped on a hot wire at Front and Rose Streets, where wind had blown off part of the roof of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad warehouse. Fire fighters attempted to revive him with mouth to mouth resuscitation. Kathmann was pronounced dead on arrival at General Hospital a short time later.