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Firefighter Details

Name Terrence McCaffery
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Pipeman
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 2/12/1924
Cause of Death Fall
Nature of Death Trauma
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty [Unknown]

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 2/12/1924
Incident Location Vacant property
Incident Attribute [Not applicable]

Incident Summary

On February 12, 1924, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Terrence McCaffery of Engine 72 died in the line of duty when he fell from a three story building on 76th Street.

Funeral services for McCaffery were held on February 18.

Citations:

Obituary of Terrence McCaffery, Chicago Daily Tribune, February 16, 1924.


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