|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||46 to 50|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||12/29/1948|
|Cause of Death||Fall|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||Equipment failure|
|Type of Duty||Firefighting operations , Ladder operations|
On December 28, 1948, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter James Daly of Engine 116 was fatally injured after he fell from a ladder while fighting a fire on South Paulina Street. He died the following day at Evangelical Hospital.
“Fireman Dies of Injuries Suffered in Ladder Fall,” Chicago Daily Tribune, December 30, 1948.