|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||51 to 55|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||8/12/1980|
|Cause of Death||Stress/Overexertion|
|Nature of Death||Heart attack|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||[Unknown]|
On August 12, 1980, Chicago Fire Department Captain Fred Wirtz died in the line of duty after suffering a heart attack.
Wirtz was a Captain of the Air-Sea Rescue Unit.