memorial

Name: LEYH, John J.
DOD: July 12, 1956
House: Berwyn Hgts. VFD
County: PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY

July 12,1956 Firefighter John J.Leyh was returning from an auto accident in his own vehicle (a common practice at the time) when he lost control of his vehicle,struck a tree,and was fatally injured. The death of Firefighter John Leyh resulted in the Department prohibiting the use of personal vehicles for emergency calls.


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