Kathryn “Kathy” Mary Murren Hippensteel

Jun. 6th, 1959 - Dec. 31st, 1985

Age 26

Kathy Hippensteel was the first female firefighter killed in the line of duty in York and Adams County. In December 1985, Kathy died from injuries sustained in a rollover accident while responding to a fire call.

Kathy Hippensteel was named Rookie of the year during her first year at the New Oxford Station.

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Roll of Honor