|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||7/21/1987|
|Cause of Death||Stress/Overexertion|
|Nature of Death||Heart attack|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Responding to/returning from incident|
On July 21, 1987, Chicago Fire Department Captain Donald Wilson of Engine 129, 20th Battalion, suffered a heart attack while climbing into a fire apparatus outside the 5th District headquarters. Wilson was taken to Wilson Holy Cross Hospital and was pronounced dead shortly after his arrival.
Obituary of Captain David Wilson, Chicago Tribune, July 23, 1987.
“Firefighter dies of heart attack,” Chicago Tribune, July 22, 1987.