Firefighter James Davis
Atlantic Hook and Ladder Company #1
Died August 27, 1892
James Davis, a member of Atlantic Hook and Ladder Company #1, died, while on duty, August 27, 1892.
Firefighter Davis had just responded to a fire at his brother’s barn. He collapsed while pulling the rope to draw Atlantic’s fire truck. Davis worked for many years in Port Washington as a butcher.
- Media Coverage:
Death Came Without Warning
The Roslyn News – August 27, 1892