Officer Alan H. Hansen

Officer Alan H. Hansen

Arizona Department of Public Safety, Arizona

End of Watch Thursday, July 19, 1973

Alan H. Hansen

Officer Alan Hansen was injured when a Santa Fe railroad propane tanker exploded in Kingman.

The explosion and ensuing fire covered two acres of the Kingman business district at 2:09 pm. Officer Hansen suffered severe burns while trying to rescue another victim.

He was taken to the Kingman Hospital where he died from his injuries two weeks later. The explosion killed a total of 13 people, including several firefighters, and injured 112 more.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 204

Incident Details

  • Cause Explosion
  • Incident Date Thursday, July 5, 1973

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My thanks to Officer Alan Hansen and for his selfless duty to the people of Arizona.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

July 19, 2018

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