This Month, We Remember Our Brothers Who Perished In The Line of Duty 100, 90, 50 and 1 Year Ago.

100 Years 

April 9, 1921 

Lieutenant Frank Novotny, Engine 109 

Incident: Rig accident while responding 

90 Years 

April 14, 1931 

Captain James O’Neill, Truck 14 

Incident address: 2200 S Laflin 

Lieutenant William Karsten, Engine 23 

Incident address: 2200 S Laflin 

FF William Coyne, Engine 23 

Incident address: 2200 S Laflin 

FF Edward Pratt, Squad 8 

Incident address: 2200 S Laflin 

50 Years 

April 23, 1971 

Lieutenant Joseph Janovic, Engine 54 

Incident: Heart attack in Quarters after returning from a fire

April 25, 1971 

Captain Otto Pospisil, 1st Division Relief 

Incident address: 4310 S Cottage Grove 

April 26, 1971 

Lieutenant William Zink, Truck 27 

Incident: Heart attack in Quarters after returning from a fire

1 Year 

April 7, 2020

FF Mario Araujo, Truck 25

Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19)

April 14, 2020 

FF Edward Singleton, Engine 127 

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)