memorial

Name: STIGLER, Joseph A.
DOD: December 25, 1953
House: Ellicott City VFD
County: HOWARD COUNTY
Age: 34
Years of Service: 12 Years

On Christmas morning, after futile efforts to extinguish a fire that destroyed an 18 room home, the 45 foot brick chimney collapsed crashing into four firemen. They were all transported with severe injuries. Lt. Stigler succumbed from these injuries.


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