Vernon L Knight

March 16, 1975

Private assigned to Engine 38, was killed when he was thrown from the tailboard of the apparatus on Neely Road at Parkdale Drive at 3:23 p.m. on March 16, 1975. The company was responding to a reported fire at 1137 Whitaker Drive. The report turned out to be steam coming from a rooftop, Vernon L. Knight, 35, was married and the father of two children.