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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Cornelius Kerin
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Pipeman
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 6/7/1896
Cause of Death Fall
Nature of Death Trauma
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Ladder operations , Training duties

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 5/29/1896
Incident Location Training ground
Incident Attribute Training accidents

Incident Summary

On June 7, 1896, Pipeman Cornelius Kerin of Engine Company No. 18 of the Chicago Fire Department died from injuries after falling from a pompier ladder while performing practice drills on May 29, 1896.

Kerin became a member of the Department July 1, 1888.


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