|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||12/14/1954|
|Cause of Death||Stress/Overexertion|
|Nature of Death||Cerebrovascular accident/Stroke|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Post-incident|
On December 14, 1954, Battalion Chief Bernard Farmer of the 23rd Battalion of the Chicago Fire Department died while in the performance of duty at a fire. Farmer had responded to the fire at 4736 Iowa and after returning to Engine 67 quarters, died from a stroke.
Battalion Chief Farmer became a member of the Chicago Fire Department on January 5, 1921 and was survived by his wife and three children.
Obituary of Bernard Farmer, Chicago Daily Tribune, December 15, 1954.