IFLODD: Firefighter Memorial

Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Charles Paukstis
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Firefighter
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range 41 to 45
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 1/15/1963
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Post-incident

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 1/15/1963
Incident Location [Unknown]
Incident Attribute Fires

Incident Summary

On January 15, 1963, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Charles J. Paukstis suffered a fatal heart attack after returning to the Engine 88 firehouse following a fire.


Obituary of Charles J. Paukstis, Chicago Daily Tribune, January 16, 1963.

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