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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Berger Habel
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Driver
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 1/17/1899
Cause of Death Thrown from vehicle
Nature of Death Trauma
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Emergency vehicle operations , Responding to/returning from incident

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 7/1/1899
Incident Location Street/Road
Incident Attribute Traffic accidents

Incident Summary

On July 17, 1899, Driver Berger Habel of Hook and Ladder Company No. 9 of the Chicago Fire Department died from injuries received by being thrown from an apparatus while responding to an alarm July 1, 1899.

Habel became a member of the Department September 21, 1892.


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