Today in DFD history – March 12, 1946
Lt. Oliver J. Strong, E-52 died of smoke inhalation.
Today in DFD history – March 12, 1987
A warehouse fire claimed the lives of 3 Detroit Firefighters. It was the worst loss of Detroit Firefighter’s lives since March 4, 1917. Those lost were:
More about this incident:
June 1987 Firehouse Magazine article
Photos from Bill Eisner
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