February 20, 1960
Captain assigned to Rescue Squad 1, died of a heart attack as his company returned from a fire call on Beale Street at 7:25 a.m. on February 20, 1960. He slumped to the floor of the squad as it neared Station 3 at 200 Linden Avenue. Immediate efforts to save his life failed. Captain Marvin Siler, 46, had been with the department for several years. He was married and the father of one daughter.