|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||21 to 25|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||1/23/1929|
|Cause of Death||Fall|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Firefighting operations , Water supply operations|
On January 23, 1929, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Charles Siefert of Engine 25 died in the line of duty while fighting a fire at the abandoned McAvoy Brewery at the intersection of 24th Street and South Park Way. Siefert fell down a flight of steps while calling for more water pressure for the Engine 9 hoses.
“Two South Side Firemen Killed in Line of Duty,” Chicago Daily Tribune, January 24, 1929.