Project Roll Call

George Bowers

  • Callman
  • Baltimore City Fire Department
  • Maryland
  • Age: 36
  • Year of Death: 1888

Callman George Bowers, age 36, along with 6 other Baltimore City firefighters, were killed during the September 2, 1888 Sharp Street warehouse fire. Callman Bowers had served the department for 12 years. This was one of the largest fires and greatest tragedies for the Baltimore City Fire Department.

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

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