Serving as the role model for his children, nephews, and subsequent grandchildren, Lee Scarbrough has inspired so many to become a part of the “family business” of firefighting. In 1927, he was fatally injured in a gas explosion. He had continued to serve the Richmond Fire Department until his unfortunate death.
- July 10, 1927
On the Memorial
Located in Sacramento, the California Firefighters Memorial immortalizes the names of those lost in the line of duty. Learn more »