|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||36 to 40|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||6/30/1941|
|Cause of Death||Contact/Exposure|
|Nature of Death||Asphyxiation|
|Attribute of Death||Smoke inhalation|
|Type of Duty||Firefighting operations|
On June 30, 1941, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Adolph W. Worokis of Engine 48 died in the line of duty after he was overcome by smoke while fighting a residential fire on East 41st Street. He was treated by Inhalator Squad 3 and taken to Chicago Memorial Hospital, but efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.
“Fireman, Overcome as He Fights Blaze in House, Dies,” Chicago Daily Tribune, July 1, 1941.