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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Henry Baker
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Driver
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 11/24/1906
Cause of Death Contact/Exposure
Nature of Death Asphyxiation
Attribute of Death Smoke inhalation
Type of Duty Firefighting operations

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 11/24/1906
Incident Location Industry/ Manufacturing
Incident Attribute Fires

Incident Summary

On November 24, 1906, Driver Henry Baker of Engine Company No. 80 of the Chicago Fire Department died from asphyxiation while working at the ruins of a fire at Lehigh Valley Coal Company’s docks.

Baker became a member of the Department November 3, 1904.


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