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FF Bill Grant Way

Linda Zabors

Firefighter Bill Grant served the Chicago Fire Department for 21 years and died in the line of duty when his truck overturned while responding to a fire.

In 2001 he was honored by Mayor Daley and the City of Chicago for his rescue of a 70-year old disabled woman from a house fire.

His father and brother were also Chicago firefighters.


 

Approved February 2017
Ward: 19
Alderman: O'Shea

West 90th Street and South Hoyne Avenue

Truck 51
March 23, 2007. Age 44.


National Fallen Firefighters Foundation: William F. Grant
FirefightingLinks

Officer Michael Flisk Avenue

Linda Zabors

Officer Michael Flisk died in the line of duty in 2010.  Officer Flisk served 19 years as a police evidence technician and was gunned down at the scene of a vehicle burglary by the hidden burglar.  The owner of the burglarized vehicle was also killed.

The gunman was found and charged with two murders and sentenced to life in prison.

Michael Flisk's three sons all became Chicago Police Officers.

 

Approved: February 2017
West 99th Street and South Artesian Avenue
Ward: 19
Alderman: O'Shea
Neighborhood: Beverly

Michael Ronald Flisk
Star #6962
November 26, 2010. Age 46.


National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund: Michael Ronald Flisk
Officer Down Memorial Page

9/9/2014 Dedication of Honorary Sign to Police Officers Hauser & Killroy

Linda Zabors

Today at 6pm there will be a dedication of an honorary street in 36th Ward of Alderman Nicholas Sposato, at the corner of West Palmer Street and North Nordica Avenue.

Police officers Gregory Hauser (age 43) & Raymond Killroy (age 47) of the Grand-Central Chicago Police District died in the line of duty on May 13, 1990 when called to the scene of a domestic dispute on Nordica Ave.