IFLODD: Firefighter Memorial

Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Wedo Sebben
Agency Libertyville Fire Department
Rank Firefighter
Type of Firefighter Paid-On-Call (POC)
Age Range 56 to 60
Sex Male
Date of Birth 7/20/1914
Date of Death 3/21/1971
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Firefighting operations , Ventilation operations

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Libertyville
Incident State IL
Incident Date 3/21/1971
Incident Location Residential
Incident Attribute Fires

Incident Summary

On March 21, 1971, Firefighter Wedo Sebben of the Libertyville Fire Department suffered a fatal heart attack in the line of duty while fighting a kitchen fire in a house on Brookhill Road. The fire was one of several working fires that the department responded to that day. A member of the department for eighteen years, Sebben collapsed while placing an exhaust fan in the front door of the house.

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