Feb. 25, 1899 Wheelock Robertson County Texas, USA
Mar. 7, 1948 Houston Harris County Texas, USA
Houston Fire Department. Line of Duty Death. Called by his nickname, "Red" Adams was assigned to Station 18. The night of the incident he was the driver for Engine 18. A call was dispatched to a small fire in the closet of a home located at 2840 Lidstone. He was actually standing outside the home close to the fire truck when he was noticed laying on the ground. Having suffered a heart attack attempts to revive him were not successful. A physician that was on the scene and lived close by pronounced him dead.