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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Fidel Serrano
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Firefighter
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 8/26/2012
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Cerebrovascular accident/Stroke
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Firefighting operations , Training duties

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 8/24/2012
Incident Location Training ground
Incident Attribute Training accidents , Fires

Incident Summary

On August 26, 2012, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter/Paramedic Fidel Serrano died at his home after suffering a stroke from the overexertion of his shift on August 24, 2012.

Serrano was serving with Engine 125 on August 24. Engine 125 had a total of 9 emergency responses during his work shift, coupled with a physically demanding company drill at the beginning of his tour of duty. The heat index also reached 105 degrees on that day.

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