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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Thomas Conley
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Firefighter
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range 46 to 50
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 1/8/1968
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 1/8/1968
Incident Location Residential
Incident Attribute Fires

Incident Summary

On January 8, 1965, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Thomas Conley of Truck 50 suffered a fatal heart attack while fighting an apartment building fire on W. 79th Place. Conley was transported to Holy Cross Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Citation:

“Fireman Becomes Ill Fighting Blaze, Dies,” Chicago Tribune, January 9, 1968.


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