|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||46 to 50|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||2/14/1946|
|Cause of Death||Stress/Overexertion|
|Nature of Death||Heart attack|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Post-incident|
On February 14, 1946, Chicago Fire Department Captain Conrad Wynne of Inhalator Squad 10 suffered a fatal heart attack while fighting a house fire on Arlington Place. Wynne’s squad attempted to resuscitate him for more than thirty minutes, but they were unable to revive him. Wynne had been a member of the fire department for twenty-three years, and he was survived by his widow and seven children.
“Fire Capt. Dies While Fighting Blaze In Home,” Chicago Daily Tribune, February 15, 1946.