|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||7/1/1924|
|Cause of Death||Thrown from vehicle|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Responding to/returning from incident|
On July 1, 1924, Chicago Fire Department Pipeman Thomas Shanahan of Engine 8 died in the line of duty following a vehicle collision while responding to a fire at the intersection of Indiana Avenue and 24th Street. Shanahan was thrown from Engine 8 when it collided with Engine 104 at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and 22nd Street. Shanahan died from his injuries at St. Luke’s Hospital.
“One Fireman is Killed, 2 Hurt as Trucks Crash,” Chicago Daily Tribune, July 2, 1924.