|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||2/15/1892|
|Cause of Death||Fall|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Ladder operations , Training duties|
On February 15, 1892, Chicago Fire Department Candidate Dennis F. King of Truck 1 died in the line of duty following a training accident. King, a member of the department for ten days, was climbing a ladder as part of a pompier ladder drill outside the firehouse when he fell from the third story tower. He was transported to Mercy Hospital where he died.
“Fatal Fall of a New Fireman,” Chicago Daily Tribune, February 18, 1892.