|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||46 to 50|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||3/16/1978|
|Cause of Death||Struck by object|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Firefighting operations|
On March 16, 1978, Firefighter Daniel McGovern of the Chicago Fire Department died in the line of duty. McGovern died after he was struck on the head by falling plaster during a fire.
“Mourn fallen firefighter,” Chicago Tribune, March 21, 1978.