|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||4/25/1916|
|Cause of Death||Fall|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Firefighting operations|
On April 25, 1916, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Warren Howe of Truck 11 was fatally injured in the line of duty when he fell on his axe while fighting a fire on Cottage Grove Avenue. Howe died from his injuries later that day, and was survived by a widow and four children.
“Fireman Killed by Fall on Ax which Cut Artery,” Chicago Daily Tribune, April 26, 1916.