Line of Duty Death #14 – William A. Lightbody, Captain

YFD Line of Duty Death #14
William A. Lightbody, Captain
Date of Death: August 6, 1964
Burial Location: Lake Park Cemetery, Youngstown, OH.

William A. Lightbody joined the fire department September of 1939. He was promoted to fireman, first class in 1940. He then went on and became an Engineer in 1947 and made Captain October 16, 1950. He worked at Station Number 3 on Belmont at Emerson Place until 1956 when he transferred to the newly opened Station Number 1 downtown. On August 3rd, 1964, Lightbody was directing operations at a house fire at 516 Hayman St. when he suffered a heart attack. He was taken to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and passed away on August 6th.