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The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: IL

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 68th Line Of Duty Death in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter Walter Patmon has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the Chicago Fire Department.

Walter Patmon, Jr.

Rank: Firefighter
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Status: Career
Years of Service: 18

Date of Incident: 11/11/2012
Time of Incident: 2200hrs
Date of Death: 11/11/2012

Fire Department: Chicago Fire Department
Address: 3510 South Michigan Avenue, Floor 2, Chicago, IL 60653
Fire Department Chief: Fire Commissioner José A. Santiago

Incident Description: Upon returning to quarters after helping to put out a small kitchen fire in the South Side Beverly neighborhood of Chicago, Firefighter Patmon fell ill while cleaning equipment. Patmon was treated by fellow first responders and transported to the hospital where he passed away from an apparent heart attack.

Incident Location: 1500 block of West 99th Street (USNG: 16T DM 4510 1824)

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Walter Patmon, Jr., at http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/fatalities/

To date, 68 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2012. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @ http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/fatalities/statistics/ff_stats...

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