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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name G.D. McIntyre
Agency Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District
Rank Captain
Type of Firefighter Volunteer
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 5/23/1976
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Responding to/returning from incident

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Algonquin
Incident State IL
Incident Date 5/23/1976
Incident Location [Unknown]
Incident Attribute [Not applicable]

Incident Summary

On May 23, 1976, Captain G.D. “Mac” McIntyre of the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District suffered a fatal heart attack in the line of duty while returning to quarters following an emergency response.

A member of the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District for twenty-four years, McIntyre was the civil defense director for the Village of Algonquin and the assistant civil defense director for McHenry County. McIntyre worked for thirty-seven years as a station agent for the Chicago and North Western Transportation Company.

He was survived by his widow, three children, two grandchildren, and his father.


Obituary of G.D. McIntyre, Chicago Tribune, May 25, 1976.

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