|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||11/21/1918|
|Cause of Death||Fall|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Firehouse duties|
On November 21, 1918, Chicago Fire Department Lieutenant Maurice O’Dea of Engine 63 died in the line of duty when he fell through the fire pole hole at the Engine 63 firehouse.
Funeral services for O’Dea were held at Holy Angels Church on November 23, and he was interred at Mount Olivet Cemetery.
“Hero of Stockyards Fire Dies of Injuries,” Chicago Daily Tribune, November 22, 1918.
Obituary of Maurice O’Dea, Chicago Daily Tribune, November 23, 1918.