IFLODD: Firefighter Memorial

Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Andrew McEvoy
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Pipeman
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 5/22/1883
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 5/22/1883
Incident Location Firehouse
Incident Attribute Firehouse accidents

Incident Summary

On May 22, 1883, Pipeman Andrew McEvoy of Engine Company No. 28 of the Chicago Fire Department died by accidently falling through the hole surrounding the fire pole in the sleeping room of the engine house.

McEvoy became a member of the Department April 1, 1882.

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