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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.

Citations:

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


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