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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Teddy Glinka
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Firefighter
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range 51 to 55
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 6/17/1965
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Firefighting operations

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 6/17/1965
Incident Location Storage
Incident Attribute Fires

Incident Summary

On June 17, 1965, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Teddy Glinka of Engine 7 suffered a fatal heart attack while fighting a garage fire on N. Kilbourn Avenue.

Citation:

Obituary of Teddy Glinka, Chicago Tribune, June 18, 1965.


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