|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||8/26/2012|
|Cause of Death||Stress/Overexertion|
|Nature of Death||Cerebrovascular accident/Stroke|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Firefighting operations , Training duties|
On August 26, 2012, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter/Paramedic Fidel Serrano died at his home after suffering a stroke from the overexertion of his shift on August 24, 2012.
Serrano was serving with Engine 125 on August 24. Engine 125 had a total of 9 emergency responses during his work shift, coupled with a physically demanding company drill at the beginning of his tour of duty. The heat index also reached 105 degrees on that day.