|Agency||Steger Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Volunteer|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||0/0/1974|
|Cause of Death||Stress/Overexertion|
|Nature of Death||Heart attack|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Firefighting operations|
In 1974, Chief Harold Hecht of the Steger Fire Department suffered a fatal heart attack in the line of duty after fighting a factory fire.
“Thomas Baron, volunteer firefighter,” Chicago Tribune, January 6, 1984.