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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name George MacFarlane
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Firefighter
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 10/1/1928
Cause of Death Thrown from vehicle
Nature of Death Trauma
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Responding to/returning from incident

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 10/1/1928
Incident Location Street/Road
Incident Attribute Traffic accidents

Incident Summary

On October 1, 1928, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter George MacFarlane of Truck 16 died in the line of duty when he was thrown from a fire rig while responding to a fire alarm.

Citations:

Obituary of George MacFarlane, Chicago Daily Tribune, October 2, 1928.


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