CFDHISTORY ---›Line of Duty Deaths ---› 74Marshal John Ferguson

Marshal John Ferguson

Killed in the Line of Duty September 08, 1936

Fire Company District 1
Cause of Death Injuries From Auto Accident
At Fire Box Number
Incident Type False Fire Alarm
Incident Location 521 Sycamore

Ferguson was killed when a tire blew on his auto while responding to an alarm that proved to be false from the box at Hammond and Fourth Streets around 4:50am. His vehicle swerved and struck taxi cab and the curb before coming to rest on the sidewalk outside 521 Sycamore. He was found unresponsive and was taken to General Hospital where he died just before 11:00am.