|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||5/15/1932|
|Cause of Death||Fall|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Firehouse duties , Responding to/returning from incident|
On February 2, 1932, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Michael Morrissey of Engine 31 was fatally injured in the line of duty while responding to a fire alarm. Morrissey was climbing onto Engine 31 at company headquarters when he slipped from the apparatus and struck the floor, suffering a skull fracture. He succumbed to his injuries at Franklin Boulevard Hospital on May 15, and was survived by his widow and one son.
“Fireman Dies from Fall Off Engine in Quarters,” Chicago Daily Tribune, May 15, 1932.