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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Joseph Grill
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Pipeman
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 3/14/1913
Cause of Death Blood Poisoning
Nature of Death [Unknown]
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Firefighting operations

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 3/7/1913
Incident Location Store/Office
Incident Attribute Fires

Incident Summary

On March 14, 1913, Chicago Fire Department Pipeman Joseph Grill of Engine Company No. 76 died from blood poisoning as a result of a cut he received while working at a fire on 5100 Grand Avenue on March 7.


”Fire Fan” Cut By Nail; Dead, Chicago Tribune, March 16, 1913.

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