|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||5/12/1891|
|Cause of Death||Thrown from vehicle|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Responding to/returning from incident|
On May 1, 1891, Chicago Fire Department Captain Joseph M. Cone of Engine 19 was fatally injured in the line of duty while responding to a fire alarm at 26th Street and Indiana Avenue. Cone fractured his left leg when he was thrown from a hose cart. He was treated at Cook County Hospital, but succumbed to his injuries on May 12.
“Enveloped in Flaming Oil,” Chicago Daily Tribune, May 2, 1891.