CFDHISTORY ---›Line of Duty Deaths ---› 75Frank Keim

Frank Keim

Killed in the Line of Duty May 21, 1920

Fire Company Engine 14? Ladder 7?
Cause of Death Collision
At Fire Box Number
Incident Type Auto Accident
Incident Location Fifth and Elm Streets

Keim died at General Hospital froma skull fracture received three hours earlier when Engine 14 and Ladder 7 collided at Fifth and Elm Streets. Ladder 7 was responding to a still alarm at 75-79 Elm Street. One half minute after the still alarm, a box alarm was sounded for the same location, causing both apparatus to arrive at the intersection at the same instant. Keim was 42 and lived at 4125 Apple Street. 13 other firemen were injured in the collision.