|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||61 to 70|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||3/12/1926|
|Cause of Death||Contact/Exposure|
|Nature of Death||Asphyxiation|
|Attribute of Death||Smoke inhalation|
|Type of Duty||Firefighting operations|
On March 12, 1926, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Charles Ryan of Engine 119 died in the line of duty after he was overcome by smoke while fighting a residential fire on Oshkosh Street.
“Veteran Fireman Loses His Life Fighting Blaze,” Chicago Daily Tribune, March 13, 1926.