Minneapolis Fire Department

McGuire and Malchow - Minneapolis FD

Louis P. Malchow, Firefighter, Engine 4 - May 16, 1927

James J. McGuire, Firefighter, Engine 2 - May 16, 1927

McGuire and Malchow died in a collision between Engine 2 and Engine 4 at 8th Avenue Northeast and Sibley Street. Both rigs were on runs, Engine 2 to 7th Avenue Northeast and Sibley Street, Engine 4 to a false alarm at 10th Avenue Northeast and marshall Street. Both men were thrown beneath the wheels of thier rigs. Malchow died at the scene, Mcguire died an hour later.

August 2012 Update: Malchow middle initial changed from "F" to "P".