Condon, Chief Edward P

Time of service: 1880 - 1917

LODD: Dec. 6, 1917

Associated companies: Halifax Fire Department , Union Engine Company

Chief Edward Condon
Condon started with the old Union Engine Company.
He was made "permanent engineer machinist and storekeeper" on July 14, 1903 (Mun. Arch., meeting minutes of July 14, 1903, p. 59).
Fire Chief Edward P. Condon died on December 6, 1917, when the munitions ship Mont Blanc exploded in front of Pier 6 in Halifax Harbour.
Chief Condon was 60 years old and married at the time of his death; he lived at 117 Dresden Row. He was a full-time fire chief with the Halifax Fire Department. His death certificates lists the cause of death as "Shock due to injuries from explosion".

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