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The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: IL

It is in sadness and with great honor that we as a Brotherhood post a Line Of Duty Death for 2011 from the USFA. Fellow Brother Firefighter and Lieutenant Patrick Hannon has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to the family and the members of the Chicago Fire Department.

Patrick Hannon

Rank: Lieutenant
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Status: Career
Years of Service: 22
Date of Incident: 01/15/2011
Time of Incident: 0700hrs
Date of Death: 01/15/2011

Fire Department: Chicago Fire Department
Address: 10 W 35th ST, Floor 14, Chicago, IL 60616
Fire Department Chief: Fire Commissioner Robert S. Hoff

Incident Description: Lieutenant Hannon was found unconscious and unresponsive in his bed at fire company quarters. Hannon was rushed to Mercy Medical Center but could not be revived. The specific nature of Lt. Hannon’s fatal injury is still to be reported.

Incident Location: 2534 S. Throop St.

Funeral Arrangements: Visitation is 01/18/2011 from 1500-2000hrs at Blake Lamb Funeral Home in Oak Lawn. The funeral mass will be 01/19/2011, 1030hrs, at Saint Barnabas Church, 10134 South Longwood in Chicago.

Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Lieutenant Patrick Hannon at

To date, eight firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2011; seven from incidents that occurred in 2011 and one from a previous year incident. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @

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