memorial

Name: CHEARNEY, Stephen
DOD: February 25, 1963
House: Baltimore City FD
County: BALTIMORE CITY
Age: 55
Years of Service: 20

February 25,1963 Box No.576 sounded at 2:28 p.m. The BioRamo Drug Company, 223-225 W.Baltimore St., was on fire. The upper floors of the 5 story brick building were well involved and during the height of the 5 alarm blaze the roof of the building dropped to the 3rd floor. Firefighter Stephen Chearney (T-6) was climbing a ground ladder when he collapsed to the ground having suffered a fatal heart attack. Firefighter Stephen Chearney was 55 years old and in his 20th year of service.


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