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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Michael Russell
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Pipeman
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 12/6/1910
Cause of Death Fall
Nature of Death Trauma
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Firehouse duties

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 12/6/1910
Incident Location Firehouse
Incident Attribute Firehouse accidents

Incident Summary

On December 6, 1910, Pipeman Michael Russell of Engine Company No. 36 of the Chicago Fire Department, died of injuries received by falling through the hole surrounding the fire pole at Company Quarters.

Russell became a member of the Department August 31, 1890.


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