|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||26 to 30|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||10/7/1980|
|Cause of Death||Stress/Overexertion|
|Nature of Death||Heart attack|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Firefighting operations|
On October 7, 1980, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Darryl Williams of Engine 68 collapsed during a house fire. Firefighters were unable to revive Williams at the scene, so he was taken to St. Anne’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead from a heart attack.
“Firefighter collapses, dies,” Chicago Tribune, October 8, 1980.
“Dead fireman passed some tests when hired,” Chicago Tribune, October 10, 1980.