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Firefighter Details

Name Theodore Brockob
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Truckman
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 3/2/1903
Cause of Death Fall
Nature of Death Trauma
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Firefighting operations

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 2/18/1903
Incident Location Residential
Incident Attribute Fires

Incident Summary

On February 18, 1903, Chicago Fire Department Truckman Theodore Brockob of Truck 5 was fatally injured in the line of duty while fighting a fire on Loomis Street. Brockob was injured when he fell on his ax during firefighting operations. He died from his injury on March 2.

Citations:

“Fireman Dies of Injuries,” Chicago Daily Tribune, March 3, 1903.


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