March 13, 1960 Truck Co. No. 13 was responding to a silent alarm of fire at 2246 W. Fayette St. The apparatus was proceeding north on Carey St. when Firefighter Thomas E. Reynolds lost his balance and fell off the tillerstep. He was fatally injured when his head hit the bumper of a parked car. Firefighter Thomas Ellsworth Reynolds was 26 years old and had served almost 3 years.