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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Frank McNulty
Agency Chicago Fire Insurance Patrol
Rank Firefighter
Type of Firefighter Fire Patrol
Age Range 46 to 50
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 7/20/1925
Cause of Death Vehicle collision , Thrown from vehicle
Nature of Death Trauma
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Responding to/returning from incident

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 7/20/1925
Incident Location Street/Road
Incident Attribute Traffic accidents

Incident Summary

On July 20, 1925, Frank McNulty of the Chicago Fire Insurance Patrol died in the line of duty while responding to a fire alarm as a member of Patrol 8. Near the intersection of Irving Park Boulevard and Sheridan Road, the Patrol 8 rig was cut off by a truck carrying bricks. Patrol 8 swerved to avoid hitting the brick truck, but collided with a second, parked truck. McNulty died from head injuries when he was thrown from the vehicle and into the street.

Citations:

“Hands of Death Move On; Speed Toll Now 402” Chicago Daily Tribune, July 21, 1925.


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