The Chicago Tribune is reporting this morning:

An 18-year veteran Chicago firefighter died overnight after going into cardiac arrest within hours of responding to a blaze on the South Side, officials said.

The firefighter was 61 years old, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. His name has not been released pending notification of family members.

The firefighter responded to a fire in a kitchen about 10 p.m. Sunday in the 1500 block of West 99th Street, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Will Knight said.

After returning to his firehouse, the firefighter experienced shortness of breath while cleaning equipment, Knight said. He was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital, where he went into cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead at 11:21 p.m.

The entire article is HERE.

The Sun-Times has an article HERE.

ABC7Chicago reports:

The 61-year-old firefighter died Sunday night from a heart attack shortly after returning from a call. His name has not been made public, but officials say he was a 18-year veteran of the Chicago Fire Department who was stationed at the Beverly fire house, Engine 121 in the 1700-block of West 95th Street.

ABC7 Chicago is told he is survived by a wife and three adult daughters.

The ABC article is HERE.