Wednesday, December 22, 2010 CHICAGO FIREFIGHTERS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED:
FF Edward Stringer-RIP (Reported to have several grown children and lives alone)
FF Corey Ankum-RIP (Ankum’s wife is Mayor Daley’s personal secretary. Ankum was a former Chicago cop who joined the CFD a year ago, assigned to Engine Co 72 who now leaves behind 2 very young children and his Wife)
Initial reports are that Stringer and Ankum had been on or near the roof of the building in the 1700 block of East 75th Street this morning with other Firefighters when it collapsed. The building had a bow string truss in rear and a flat roof in front.