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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name John Stack
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Pipeman
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 6/29/1915
Cause of Death Vehicle collision
Nature of Death Trauma
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Emergency vehicle operations , Responding to/returning from incident

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 6/29/1915
Incident Location Street/Road
Incident Attribute Traffic accidents

Incident Summary

On June 29, 1915, Chicago Fire Department Pipeman John J. Stack of Engine 67 died in the line of duty while responding to a barn fire. Stack was driving Engine 67 when it collided with a Marshall Field and Company truck at the intersection of North Kildare Avenue and West Lake Street.


“Truck Turns, Fireman Dies,” Chicago Daily Tribune, June 30, 1915.

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