|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||8/6/1922|
|Cause of Death||Contact/Exposure|
|Nature of Death||Asphyxiation|
|Attribute of Death||Smoke inhalation|
|Type of Duty||Firefighting operations|
On August 5, 1922, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Stewart Lynn of Truck 8 was overcome by smoke while fighting a fire at the Louis Gertenrisch Candy Factory on Archer Avenue. He was transported to Cook County Hospital, where he died the next day, August 6.
“Suffocated by Smoke, Fireman Dies Soon After,” Chicago Daily Tribune, August 6, 1922.