YFD Line of Duty Death #19
John W. Walsh, Engineer
DOD: March 5, 1984
Burial Location: Calvary Cemetery, Youngstown, OH.
John W. Walsh was appointed to the fire department January 2, 1968. He was promoted to engineer November 14, 1981. He became ill while fighting a two alarm blaze at the Mansion Restaurant on Market Street on March 5, 1984. Welsh returned home after his shift at 8:00am. While home, he became ill again and was taken to St. Elizabeth’s hospital where he died from a heart attack.