|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||41 to 45|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||1/2/1945|
|Cause of Death||Fall|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||Equipment failure|
|Type of Duty||Firefighting operations , Ladder operations|
On January 2, 1945, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Stanley Mazurek of Engine 97 died in the line of duty following the collapse of a burning building on Brandon Avenue. Mazurek suffered a fractured skull when the ladder he was standing on slipped during the collapse.
“Fireman’s Death Held Accident,” Chicago Daily Tribune, January 4, 1945.