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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name William McCullum
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Lieutenant
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range [Unknown]
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 8/10/1907
Cause of Death Struck by vehicle
Nature of Death Trauma
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Responding to/returning from incident

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 8/10/1907
Incident Location Street/Road
Incident Attribute Traffic accidents

Incident Summary

On August 10, 1907, Lieutenant William McCullum of Hook and Ladder Company No. 14 of the Chicago Fire Department died from injuries after being hit by the apparatus of his company while responding to a fire alarm from Station 371.

Lieutenant McCullum became a member of the Department December 31, 1892 and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant December 31, 1906.

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