IFLODD: Firefighter Memorial

Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name John Michels
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Pipeman
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 4/3/1890
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 4/3/1890
Incident Location [Unknown]
Incident Attribute Fires

Incident Summary

On April 3, 1890, Chicago Fire Department Pipeman John Michels died in the line of duty after suffering a heart attack while in performance of his duties at a fire.

Michels was a member of Engine Company No. 30.

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