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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name John Hughes
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Lieutenant
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 8/21/1915
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Firehouse duties

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 8/21/1915
Incident Location Firehouse
Incident Attribute [Not applicable]

Incident Summary

On August 21, 1915, Chicago Fire Department Lieutenant John Hughes, died in the line of duty after suffering a heart attack in company quarters.

He became a member of the department in 1885 and was promoted to Lieutenant in 1896.


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