Baltimore City Fire Department ~ Baltimore ~ Maryland January 4, 1958 Box No. 6321 sounded at 5:20 p.m. The fire was an incipient one and the firemen were glad to return to quarters on the cold and blustery day. At 5:33 p.m.,while tapping out the in service signal, Firefighter Joseph J. Gray, Chemical Co. No. 3, suddenly collapsed at the watch desk and was dead. Firefighter Joseph J. Gray was 50 years old and had served 14 years.