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Edward E. Luttig

Edward E. Luttig, 54, a member of the Sacramento Fire Department, died on September 10, 1990, from injuries sustained 23 years earlier while fighting a residential fire. Friends had requested that his name be added to the national monument list. Luttig, a firefighter for three years, was overcome by smoke while searching for survivors in an apartment fire. Sacramento firefighters donated their time and money to support the firefighter and his family during those 23 years.
photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Edward E. Luttig was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

Department information

Sacramento Fire Department
Sacramento, California

Age: 54
Date of death: September 10, 1990
Activity type: Search and Rescue
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential

Last updated: June 13, 2012

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