|Agency||La Grange Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||[Unknown]|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||8/29/1925|
|Cause of Death||Vehicle collision|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Responding to/returning from incident|
On August 29th, 1925, Firefighters Walter Busch and George Werdell of the La Grange Fire Department died in the line of duty.
On August 29th, the La Grange Fire Department responded to a fire at a small real estate office at Gilbert and Hillgrove.
The fire engine was struck at Ashland and Burlington by a train, killing both Werdell and Busch.