Joseph C. Hanley Jr.
- Baltimore City Fire Department
- Age: 33
- Year of Death: 1955
Firefighter Joseph C. Hanley Jr., assigned to Engine Company 13 of the Baltimore City Fire Department was killed while fighting a 9-alarm fire at the Tru-Fit Clothing Store located at 507 E. Baltimore Street. He and 5 other firefighters were killed when the roof and wall collapsed on them during the fire.
He was survived by his wife Elizabeth Hanley.
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.