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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Gerald McGrath
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Lieutenant
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 11/15/1959
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion , Fall
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Fire inspections

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 11/15/1959
Incident Location Residential
Incident Attribute [Not applicable]

Incident Summary

On November 15, 1959, Chicago Fire Department Lieutenant Gerald McGrath died in the line of duty after suffering a heart attack at the hospital he was taken too after falling off a ladder during an inspection at 4216 W. 16th St.


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