CFDHISTORY ---›Line of Duty Deaths ---› 85Charles Schwengel

Charles Schwengel

Killed in the Line of Duty December 21, 1910

Fire Company Ladder 15
Cause of Death Wall Collapse at Fire
At Fire Box Number 302
Incident Type Fire
Incident Location Sycamore Shoe District

Killed by falling bricks from the walls of the Twinlock Factory during the fire that consumed $2,000,000 in property and merchandise in the Shoe District Fire of 1910. Schwengel was attempting to rescue horses from a stable when killed. He was 35 yrs old and resided at 943 East 3rd Street and left a widow and a stepson.