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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)

Mount Greenwood Post Office To Be Named After Fallen Firefighter

Captain Herbie Johnson spent more than three decades with the Chicago Fire Department. He died last November while fighting a house fire in Englewood.

09/17/2013

Chicago police officers and firefighters salute the casket of Fire Capt. Herbie Johnson, draped in the Chicago flag, as it is carried into St. Rita of Cascia Shrine Chapel for Johnson's funeral on Nov. 8, 2012. Johnson died from injuries he suffered fighting a fire in the Gage Park neighborhood. (Credit: Suzanne Le Mignot/CBS 2)

‘Master Fireman’ Herbie Johnson Laid To Rest

Hundreds of Chicago area firefighters and police officers packed a South Side chapel on Thursday to say a final farewell to Chicago Fire Capt. Herbert “Herbie” Johnson, who was killed in the line of duty last week.

11/08/2012