Firefighter Fatality Notification – Marshawn Plummer

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:

Marshawn Plummer


Chicago Fire Department
Chicago, IL

On Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, Firefighter/EMT Marshawn Plummer was at the scene of a two story apartment building fire when he suffered a medical emergency. He was immediately rushed to the hospital where he remained until passing away on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. The fire also took the life of a civilian and injured two others.

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 1

Date of Incident: Dec. 16, 2021

Date of Death: Dec. 21, 2021

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