|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||36 to 40|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||1/5/1960|
|Cause of Death||Struck by vehicle|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Responding to/returning from incident|
On January 5, 1960, Chicago firefighter Clarence F. Sredzinski died of a fractured skull after being crushed by a fire engine. He had responded with Engine Company 126 of the 19th battalion to a fire at a vacant home. After dismounting the rig, he slipped on ice and fell beneath the pumper truck’s wheels.
“Fireman, Boy Killed By City Owned Trucks,” Chicago Daily Tribune, January 6, 1960.