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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Theodore Brockob
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Truckman
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 3/2/1903
Cause of Death Fall
Nature of Death Trauma
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Firefighting operations

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 2/18/1903
Incident Location Residential
Incident Attribute Fires

Incident Summary

On February 18, 1903, Chicago Fire Department Truckman Theodore Brockob of Truck 5 was fatally injured in the line of duty while fighting a fire on Loomis Street. Brockob was injured when he fell on his ax during firefighting operations. He died from his injury on March 2.


“Fireman Dies of Injuries,” Chicago Daily Tribune, March 3, 1903.

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