|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||9/30/1900|
|Cause of Death||Thrown from vehicle|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Responding to/returning from incident|
On September 27, 1900, Chicago Fire Department Lieutenant Bernard “Barney” McDonough of Engine 49 was fatally injured in the line of duty while responding to a residential fire at the intersection of 51st Street and Center Avenue. He was seriously injured when he was thrown from Engine 49 after it was struck by an electric street car on Ashland Avenue. McDonough was transported to Englewood Union Hospital, where he died from his injuries on September 30.
“Four Firemen Are Hurt,” Chicago Daily Tribune, September 28, 1900.
“Victim of Collision is Dead,” Chicago Daily Tribune, October 2, 1900.