Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
the memory of firefighter
October 3, 1960 - September 15, 1982
A resident of Franklinton, he joined the Columbus Division of Fire on March 16, 1981 and was assigned to E10, 3 Unit. On September 15, 1982 he answered his last alarm while fighting a warehouse fire at 144 S. Glenwood Ave. The City of Columbus and the Franklinton Community are eternally grateful for his supreme sacrifice.
Died in the line of duty fighting a 2 alarm blaze September 15, 1982
Erected 2008 by Franklinton Community and Fellow Firefighters.
Location. 39° 57.53′ N, 83° 1.775′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 40) and Glenwood Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Broad Street. Memorial is at Fire Station No. 10. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1096 West Broad Street, Columbus OH 43222, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Franklinton Cemetery “In This Churchyard…” (approx. half a mile away); Old Franklinton Cemetery Archaeology (approx. half a mile away); Lucas Sullivant Home Site (approx. 0.6 miles away); Franklinton (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Franklinton (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Franklinton (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
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