Fallen Hero

Allen Etter
Fort Smith Fire Department - May 18, 1930

Fireman killed in False Alarm Dash

Fort Smith, Ark., May 18.

His last run, a false alarm, Allen Etter, Member of the Fort Smith fire department since 1899, was hurled from a fire truck and injured fatally here today.  He died in a hospital a few minutes after the accident.  The truck was traveling at a moderate speed when it skidded on wet pavement.

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