|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||31 to 35|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||12/2/1925|
|Cause of Death||Contact/Exposure|
|Nature of Death||Electrocution|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Firefighting operations|
On December 2, 1925, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Stephen Foley of Squad 6 died in the line of duty while fighting a fire in the basement of the Atlantic Electric Fixture and Radio Company on Milwaukee Avenue. Foley was electrocuted when he accidentally touched a live wire. Earlier in the day, Foley’s wife had given birth to their first child, a son, at St. Ann’s Hospital.
“Son Born as Fireman Is Electrocuted,” Chicago Daily Tribune, December 3, 1925.