Stephen Douglas Yale, Sr., Firefighter

Share this on: Twitter Facebook
Firefighter Yale fell and hit head during salvage overhaul and finishing fighting his 2nd structure fire of the night. Yale ultimately died due to a pre-existing cerebral artery aneurysm.

Department information

Philadelphia Fire Department
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Stephen Douglas Yale, Sr. was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland .
Age: 43
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: December 20, 1991
Date of death: December 26, 1991
Cause of death: Fall
Nature of death: Trauma
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: On-Scene Fire