memorial

Name: HAHN, Joseph G.
DOD: January 26, 1932
House: Westminster VFC
County: CARROLL COUNTY
Age: 46
Years of Service: Unknown

January 26,1931 At approximately 10:00 a.m. on Monday January 26,1931, the Westminster Fire Engine & Hose Co.No.1 responded to the Oscar Hess residence , on the Manchester State Road near Cranberry for a gasoline stove explosion in the kitchen. The flames were quickly extinguished by the Westminster firemen; and, while the kitchen was mostly destroyed from the blast, the rest of the house was saved,having suffered just smoke damage and some broken window panes. At approximately 10:30 a.m.,during salvage and overhaul, Fireman Joseph G.Hahn fell over, having suffered a heart attack, and before medical aid could be summoned ,death occurred. Fireman Joseph G.Hahn was 46 years old . Number of years served is unknown at this time.


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