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Memorial Fund After Firefighter Walter Patmon, Jr. Dies Immediately After Fighting Fire on Chicago’s South Side

195 Walter Patmon, Jr. died after experiencing shortness of breath while cleaning up equipment in a firehouse immediately after fighting a kitchen fire Sunday night at 1520 west 99th Street. Walter Patmon, Jr. was assigned […]

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Chicago Firefighter Dies, Another Injured While Fighting House Fire on 50th Pl, South Side of Chicago

35 Captain Herbert Johnson and Commissioner Jose Santiago, Chicago Fire Department. A Chicago Fire Department firefighter died tonight while he was being treated in the University of Chicago Hospitals Emergency Department for injuries he suffered […]

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VIDEO Rollover Crash: Tanker Truck Explosion Kills Three Firefighters in Huaihua City in Hunan Province, China

43 CCTV Video Surveillance captures explosion and shockwave that killed three firefighters and destroyed fire vehicles. A gas tanker that exploded killing three firefighters in central China on Saturday was still burning a day later, […]

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NIOSH Releases Recommendations in Report After Investigation of Chicago Firefighter Deaths of Edward Stringer and Corey Ankum

59 A NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program report by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has declared the lack of a system to alert the Fire Department to hazardous buildings […]

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Chicago Fire Department: Four Firefighters Trapped in Extra Alarm Fire on 75th Street, Two Rescued Immediately

73   WGN LIVE video recorded before all firefighters were ‘accounted for’ at about 8:13 a.m. CST Monday. UPDATE: Two firefighters killed, four firefighters in serious-to-critical condition, ten firefighters injured in stable condition. Click for […]

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Homewood House Fire with Report of Person Trapped: Homeowner Killed, 1 of 2 Injured Firefighters Dies

2 Homewood Firefighters Critically Injured, Firefighter Brian Carey Pronounced Dead at 10:03 p.m.
Homewood Fire Department responded about 9:00 p.m. Tuesday to a fully involved house fire at 17622 Lincoln in Homewood. There was report upon arrival of firefighters that a person was trapped inside the house. A husband and wife were living in the home, but […] […]