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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Frank Busch
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Lieutenant
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 3/4/1942
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty [Unknown]

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 3/4/1942
Incident Location [Unknown]
Incident Attribute [Not applicable]

Incident Summary

On March 4, 1942, Chicago Fire Department Lieutenant Frank Busch of Engine 91 suffered a fatal heart attack in the line of duty.

Funeral services for Busch were held at St. Bartholomew’s Church on March 7, and he was interred at Mount Carmel Cemetery. He was survived by his widow and three children.


Obituary of Frank Busch, Chicago Daily Tribune, March 6, 1942.

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