Capt. Herbert “Herbie” Johnson

Herbert "Herbie" Johnson, covered in soot, talks with reporters at a 2006 fire scene. (CBS)

Report Finds Department Failings In Death Of Chicago Firefighter

A report by federal investigators has concluded that poor on-site communication was a contributing factor in the death of a veteran Chicago firefighter last year

12/03/2013

Herbert "Herbie" Johnson, covered in soot, talks with reporters at a 2006 fire scene. (CBS)

Visitation Held For Fallen Firefighter Herbie Johnson

Visitation was held Tuesday afternoon for the Chicago firefighter everyone called “Herbie,” a larger-than-life figure who inspired family and colleagues alike.

11/07/2012

Herbert "Herbie" Johnson, covered in soot, talks with reporters at a 2006 fire scene. (CBS)

Family: Fallen Firefighter ‘Was Always A Hero To Us’

Family, friends and colleagues of a “larger than life” Chicago firefighter were mourning the loss of a man who they said “was always a hero to us.”

CBS Chicago–11/03/2012