IFLODD: Firefighter Memorial

Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name William Donnelly
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 6/10/1960
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 6/10/1960
Incident Location Industry/ Manufacturing
Incident Attribute Fires

Incident Summary

On June 10, 1960, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter William Donnelly of Hook and Ladder 29 suffered a fatal heart attack in the line of duty while fighting a fire in a factory on Lake Street.


“Fireman Suffers Fatal Heart Attack at Blaze,” Chicago Daily Tribune, June 11, 1960.

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