Author: 100 Club of Chicago

Oak Park Firefighter Kenneth K. Harris died, at the age of 56, Monday January 11th just hours after finishing his 24-hour shift and working another six hours of fire prevention work. Firefighter Harris was a 28-year veteran of the Oak Park Fire Department. He is survived...

Dan Capuano, 42, was battling a warehouse fire on 92nd and Baltimore when he fell through an elevator shaft. Firefighter Capuano had served with the Chicago Fire Department for 15 years and the Evergreen Park Fire Department before then. He is survived by his wife and...

Mark Zielinski, 49, was “rendering emergency medical aid” to a shopper who needed CPR at the Walmart at 21410 S. Cicero Ave. in Matteson when he died, according to Matteson Fire Chief Chris Schwalbe and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Firefighter Zielinski had served with the Matteson Fire Department...