CFDHISTORY ---›Line of Duty Deaths ---› 67Lt. John Kuhfers

Lt. John Kuhfers

Killed in the Line of Duty July 17, 1933

Fire Company Engine 7
Cause of Death Heart
At Fire Box Number
Incident Type Training
Incident Location Engine 36 Quarters

Kuhfers fell dead while participating in a drill at Engine 36 quarters at Heekin and Eastern. Lt Kuhfers entered the Department Feb 17, 1909. Heart disease aggravated by heat and the exercise of the drill are believed to be responsible. Kuhfers was 54 and lived at 1934 Mears Av.