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2 Chicago firefighters die after building collapse – update

The following updated information regarding funeral arrangements for FF Corey Ankum comes from the Chicago Firefighters Local 2 web stie:

Arrangements for FF/EMT Corey D. Ankum are as follows:

Wake – Visitation
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 (2B) (EMS 4)
2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Apostolic Church of God
6320 S. Dorchester
Chicago, IL

Early Visitation before funeral service: Thursday, December 30, 2010 (3B) (EMS 1)
10:00 a.m.
Apostolic Church of God
6320 S. Dorchester, Chicago

Funeral Service: Thursday, December 30, 2010 (3B) (EMS 1)
11:00 a.m.
Apostolic Church of God
6320 S. Dorchester, Chicago

Interment:

Lincoln Cemetery
12300 S. Kedzie

A memorial fund has been set up for the Ankum Family at Chase Bank.  You can call any Chase Bank and tell them you would like to make a donation to this fund.  Tell them it is a business fund under FF Corey Ankum Memorial Fund.

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2 Chicago firefighters die after building collapse – update

According to FirefighterCloseCalls.com the following arrangements have been announced for FF Corey Ankum.

The viewing for Chicago Firefighter Ankum will be held on

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m.

at the Leak and Sons Funeral Home,

7838 South Cottage Grove, Chicago, Illinois 60619

(773) 846-6567

http://www.leakandsonsfuneralhomes.com.

The funeral service will be held on

Thursday, December 30, 2010

church and time has not been established.

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2 Chicago firefighters die after building collapse – update

The Chicago Tribune has a story about the origin of the fire at 1744 E 75th Street this week of  which the subsequent building collapse resulted in injuries for multiple firefighters and two deaths. The story explains that the fire was started ‘by wood or rubbish that was lit on fire.’

The findings appear to bolster the theory held by investigators that someone seeking shelter in the back of the former laundry accidentally started the fire.

Read the complete article HERE.

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2 Chicago firefighters die after building collapse – update

The Chicago Firefighters Union Local 2 has provided access to leave messages of condolence and comfort in the deaths of FF/EMT Corey Ankum and FF Edward Stringer.

The union also has posted the following information:

Arrangements for FF Edward J. Stringer are as follows:

Monday, December 27, 2010 (3A) (EMS 2)
Blake Lamb Funeral Home
4727 W. 103rd St.
Oak Lawn, IL

Visitation: 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Funeral:
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 (1A)(EMS 2)
10:00 a.m. (Tentative)
St. Rita of Cascia Chapel
7740 S. Western
Chicago, IL

Cemetery: Pending

Arrangements for FF/EMT Corey D. Ankum -PENDING

A memorial fund has been set up for the Ankum Family at Chase Bank.  You can call any Chase Bank and tell them you would like to make a donation to this fund.  Tell them it is a business fund under FF Corey Ankum Memorial Fund.

Hotel Information:

Room blocks have been held at the following hotels for the week of 12/27 through 12/31

Hyatt Regency Chicago

151 East Wacker
$89 a night rate plus tax – block is under “Firefighters Union”
(312)565-1234 – mention block

Fairmont
200 North Columbus
$119 a night plus tax with free parking – block is under “Fire”
1-800 526-2008 – mention block

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