Albert J. Anderson, July 29th, 1964

On Friday, July 24, 1964, companies responded to Box 1861, Broad and Walnut Streets, for a fire at 1320 Walnut Street. While operating at this fire, Ladderman Albert J. Anderson of Ladder 9 became ill on the scene. Ladderman Anderson died of a heart attack five days later on July 29, 1964. The heart attack is believed to have been brought on by the stresses of fighting this four-alarm fire on July 24.

Career History

Appointed Ladderman Ladder 9 - April 16, 1947