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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Martin Doherty
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Lieutenant
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range 61 to 70
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 9/21/1996
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Firehouse duties

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 9/21/1996
Incident Location Firehouse
Incident Attribute [Not applicable]

Incident Summary

On September 21, 1996, Chicago Fire Department Lieutenant Martin Doherty of Truck 45 suffered a fatal heart attack while on duty at the Engine 92 firehouse.

Funeral services for Doherty were held at St. Thomas More Church, and he was buried at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth, Illinois.

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