For the second time in just one week, hundreds of firefighters in Chicago are saying goodbye to one of their own. A wake is being held Wednesday for fallen firefighter Corey Ankum.
Visitation is set for today for fallen Chicago firefighter Corey Ankum, one of two firefighters killed when a roof and wall collapsed at the scene of a fire last week.
30 firefighters are set to be out of a job by the end of this week.
Hundreds of firefighters gathered Tuesday to say their final farewells to the first of two Chicago firefighters killed last week.
Two firefighters doing what they loved to do most died today. Their names: Corey Ankum and Edward Stringer.
Firefighter Corey Ankum was killed battling a blaze in the South Shore neighborhood. Ankum, who had been on the job less than two years, is survived by his wife and three children.
A firefighter was injured and 11 people — including three children — were displaced from a Saturday afternoon fire in the South Chicago neighborhood.
A firefighter was seriously injured battling a blaze late Friday night.
A west suburban fire department’s only female firefighter was terminated for having sex with a lieutenant on site at the fire station.