Box No. 6546 sounded at 1:31 p.m. for a field fire on Hawkins Point Road. While responding on the call, Engine Co. No. 35 was struck by a 10-ton dump truck at Pennington Ave. & Church St. Firefighter William H. Grief was thrown off the backstep and critically injured when he landed head first into the curb. He died from a fractured skull in the accident room of South Baltimore General Hospital. Firefighter William H.Grief was 30 years old. Number of years served are unknown at this time.