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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Thomas Maxeiner
Agency Decatur Fire Department
Rank Lieutenant
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range 51 to 55
Sex Male
Date of Birth 4/14/1939
Date of Death 12/23/1990
Cause of Death [Unknown]
Nature of Death Natural causes
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Firehouse duties

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Decatur
Incident State IL
Incident Date 12/23/1990 7:50
Incident Location Firehouse
Incident Attribute [Not applicable]

Incident Summary

On December 23, 1990, Lieutenant Thomas H. Maxeiner of the Decatur Fire Department died while on duty at Fire Station No. 1. A nineteen-year veteran of the department, Maxeiner served on Rescue Squad S.S. 1. His funeral was held on December 27, and he was buried at Mount Gilead Cemetery in Decatur.

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