|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||56 to 60|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||6/3/1986|
|Cause of Death||Stress/Overexertion|
|Nature of Death||Heart attack|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Firefighting operations|
On June 3, 1986, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Teddy Jezuit suffered a heart attack immediately after a fire at a Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation landfill near O’Hare International Airport. Efforts to revive him were started on-scene, and he was transported to Resurrection Hospital where he died. Jezuit had been assigned to 12th Battalion, serving with Hook and Ladder 63 and Engine 9.
“Firefighter Dies After Blaze,” Chicago Tribune, June 4, 1986.
Obituary of Teddy A. Jezuit¸ Chicago Tribune, June 5, 1986.