|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||51 to 55|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||4/24/1954|
|Cause of Death||Stress/Overexertion|
|Nature of Death||Heart attack|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Post-incident|
On April 24, 1954, Chicago Fire Department Captain Charles Katyll of Engine 33 died at his firehouse after returning from two extra alarm fires. He had been a firefighter for twenty-five years and a captain for seven years.
A requiem mass was held at St. Bartholomew’s Church on April 28, and he was survived by a daughter, three brothers, and a sister.
Obituary of Fire Capt. Charles Katyll, Chicago Daily Tribune, April 26, 1954.