|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||31 to 35|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||10/31/1984|
|Cause of Death||Fall|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Firefighting operations , Ventilation operations|
On October 30, 1984, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Phillip Kenneally of Hook and Ladder Company 38 died in the line of duty during a fire in a three-story apartment building. Kenneally and other firefighters were on the roof of the building to cut ventilation holes, but he became disoriented when the smoke became extremely thick, and he fell down a three story airshaft. Kenneally was taken to Swedish Covenant Hospital where he died the following day from his injuries.
“Firefighter Philip Kenneally,” Chicago Tribune, November 1, 1984.
“Firefighter buried,” Chicago Tribune, November 3, 1984.