Project Roll Call

Clair Brainard

  • Firefighter
  • Binghamton Fire Department
  • New York
  • Year of Death: 1925

Firefighter Brainard died while fighting a fire at 155 Washington St, ”The Coffee Den”. Firefighter Brainard was trapped when a floor collapsed, pinning him under a large beam in the basement where he drowned before rescuers could reach him.

This firefighter line of duty fatality occurred before the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial was built in Emmitsburg, Maryland. While this firefighter has not been officially honored at the Memorial site, there are plans to do so when resources are available.

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Memorial Wall

  1. There are no memory wall messages for this firefighter.