IFLODD: Firefighter Memorial

Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name MaShawn Plummer
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Firefighter
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range 26 to 30
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 12/21/2021
Cause of Death Contact/Exposure
Nature of Death Asphyxiation
Attribute of Death Smoke inhalation
Type of Duty Firefighting operations

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 12/16/2021
Incident Location Residential
Incident Attribute

Incident Summary

On December 21, 2021 Chicago Fire Department Firefighter MaShawn Plummer died in the line of duty. Plummer was critically injured battling a fire on the Northwest Side on December 16.

Plummer was in the basement of the two-story building on North Mamora when he collapsed. He was rescued and taken to the hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Plummer had been with the Chicago Fire Department for one year. He worked at the Engine 94 firehouse.

The funeral service for Plummer was held at House of Hope church on January 6. Hundreds of firefighters from across the nation gathered to honor him.


”Mourners remember fallen Chicago firefighter MaShawn Plummer–’a son of the South Side’ who ‘went after what he wanted in life,’” Chicago Tribune, January 6, 2022.

Hundreds of firefighters–from near and far– honor MaShawn Plummer: ‘He gave everything,’” Chicago Sun Times, January 5, 2022.

“MaShawn J. Plummer,” U.S. Fire Administration, February 3, 2022.

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