IFLODD: Firefighter Memorial

Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Earl Hoff
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Firefighter
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 4/23/1949
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Firehouse duties

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 4/21/1949
Incident Location Firehouse
Incident Attribute [Not applicable]

Incident Summary

On April 23, 1949, Fireman First Class Earl Hoff of Squad Company No. 5 of the Chicago Fire Department died after suffering from a heart attack while on duty at company headquarters on April 21, 1949.

Hoff became a member of the Department on April 14, 1936 and left behind a wife and two children.


Obituary of Earl Hoff, Chicago Daily Tribune, April 25, 1949.

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