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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Maurice Moloney
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 6/17/1936
Cause of Death Fall
Nature of Death Trauma
Attribute of Death Duty disability
Type of Duty Firehouse duties , Responding to/returning from incident

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 5/1/1934
Incident Location Firehouse
Incident Attribute Firehouse accidents

Incident Summary

On May 1, 1934, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Maurice Moloney of Engine 30 was seriously injured while responding to a fire alarm. Moloney fell off the sliding pole and broke his back when he struck the concrete floor. On June 17, 1936, Moloney died at Alexian Brothers hospital from his injuries.


“Ex-Fireman, Hurt in Slide Down Pole in Station, Dead,” Chicago Daily Tribune, June 18, 1936.

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