|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||51 to 55|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||4/23/1971|
|Cause of Death||Stress/Overexertion|
|Nature of Death||Heart attack|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Post-incident|
On April 23rd, 1971, Chicago Fire Department Lieutenant Joseph Janovic of Hook and Ladder 54 died in the line of duty after suffering a heart attack outside of his firehouse. Janovic, a twenty-eight year veteran with the department, had just returned to quarters following a fire alarm.
Obituary of Lt. Joseph Janovic, Chicago Tribune, April 24, 1971.