• Clifford Wyles Gravesite

    Marty Baker

    This photograph shows the gravesite of Clifford Wyles at Springdale Cemetery in Peoria, Illinois.

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  • Brimfield Fire Department

    Unknown

    This photograph, taken during the late 1950s, shows members of the Brimfield Volunteer Fire Department in front of the firehouse. The fire engine on the far left is the pumper truck Melvin Waldron was…

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  • Gus Lisey City Brewery, Peoria, Illinois

    Unknown

    This drawing is of the Gus Lisey City Brewery in Peoria, Illinois. In 1888, August Kirchoff of the Peoria Fire Department died in the line of duty while fighting a fire at the brewery.

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  • Brian Hauk helmet, exterior

    Adam Groves

    Following his death, Brian Hauk's family and friends saved his firefighting helmet as a personal memorial to him.

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  • August Kirchoff Gravesite

    Marty Baker

    This photograph shows the gravesite of August Kirchoff at Springdale Cemetery in Peoria, Illinois.

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  • Brian Hauk and Calvin Plumer at the training ground

    Unknown

    This photograph shows Brian Hauk (left) and Calvin Plumer in their turnout gear while training with the Logan-Trivoli Fire Protection District.

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  • Cassius C. Wonder

    Unknown

    This photograph shows Captain Cassius C. Wonder of the Peoria Fire Department who died in the line of duty in 1906.

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  • Richard Teufel Gravesite

    Marty Baker

    This photograph shows the gravesite of Richard Teufel at Springdale Cemetery in Peoria, Illinois.

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  • Frank A. Fosco

    Unknown

    This photograph shows Firefighter Frank A. Fosco of the Peoria Fire Department who died in the line of duty in 1924.

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  • Frank Fosco Gravesite

    Marty Baker

    This photograph shows the gravesite of Frank Fosco at St. Mary's Cemetery in Peoria, Illinois.

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  • Eugene Hester Gravesite

    Marty Baker

    This photograph shows Eugene Hester's gravesite at Springdale Cemetery in Peoria, Illinois.

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  • Vernon Gudat Gravesite

    Marty Baker

    This photograph shows the gravesite of Vernon Gudat at Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria, Illinois.

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  • Brian Hauk helmet, interior

    Adam Groves

    Following his death, Brian Hauk's family and friends saved his firefighting helmet as a personal memorial to him.

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  • Brian Hauk Tribute from Quality Motors

    Calvin Plumer

    Following Brian Hauk's line of duty death, local businesses in and around Hanna City paid tribute to his sacrifice. Quality Motors memorialzed Brian on a billboard.

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  • Howard Strube at International Harvester Fire

    Canton Fire Department

    One month before his death on September 7, 1997, Firefighter Howard Strube was photographed during firefighting operations at the former International Harvester plant in Canton, Illinois.

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  • Howard Strube and Canton Fire Department visitor

    Canton Fire Department

    During his two years with the Canton Fire Department, Howard Strube enjoyed teaching fire safety to school groups during their visits to the fire station.

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  • Brian Hauk Gravesite, View 1

    Calvin Plumer

    This photograph shows the gravesite of Brian Hauk at Elmwood Cemetery in Elmwood, Illinois.

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  • Chester Mooberry Gravesite

    Marty Baker

    This photograph shows the gravesite of Chester Mooberry at Wiley Cemetery in Colfax, Illinois.

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  • Proctor Hospital, Peoria, Illinois

    Unknown

    This photograph shows Proctor Hospital in Peoria. On September 21, 1910, Firefighter Clifford Wyles of the Peoria Fire Department was killed in the line of duty while responding to an alarm at the hos…

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  • Albert Jenkins Gravesite

    Marty Baker

    This photograph shows the gravesite of Albert Jenkins at Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria, Illinois.

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