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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name George Fuller
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Pipeman
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 1/6/1875
Cause of Death Thrown from vehicle
Nature of Death Trauma
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Responding to/returning from incident

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 1/6/1875
Incident Location Street/Road
Incident Attribute Traffic accidents

Incident Summary

On January 6, 1875, Pipeman George Fuller of Engine Company No. 6 of the Chicago Fire Department died after being thrown from his engine while responding to a fire at Maxwell and Canal.

Fuller was survived by his wife.

Citations:

Obituary of George Fuller, Chicago Daily Tribune, January 9, 1875.

General News, Chicago Daily Tribune, January 8, 1875.


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