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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Mario Lazzarotto
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Firefighter
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range 36 to 40
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 7/29/1962
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Post-incident

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 7/29/1962
Incident Location Firehouse
Incident Attribute Fires

Incident Summary

On July 29, 1962, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Mario Lazzarotto of Engine 14 suffered a fatal heart attack while on duty at the Engine 14 firehouse.

Funeral services for Lazzarotto were held at St. Anthony Church on August 2, and he was interred at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.


“Obituary of Mario J. Lazzarotto,” Chicago Daily Tribune, August 1, 1962.

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