Chicago, IL – On November 13, Chicago firefighter Andrew Price tragically lost his life while battling a fire in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. Price, a dedicated member of the Chicago Fire Department since 2009, was killed in the line of duty while bravely fighting the blaze.
According to reports, Price was fighting the fire at a Lincoln Park residence when he fell through a shaft on the roof. Despite immediate medical attention, he succumbed to his injuries at Illinois Masonic Medical Center.
Words cannot express the devastation that we all feel today for our CFD Brother, Teammate , Friend , instructor, & partner in the field. The hearts “Drew” touched were many, the friendship priceless. All the captured moments will forever be valued and missed. 💯 Rest my friend ! Andrew Price 🏈
Andrew “Drew” Price, 39, was not only a valued member of the Chicago Fire Department but also an instructor at the academy. He had dedicated over a decade of his life to serving and protecting the city of Chicago.
Mayor of Chicago, Lori Lightfoot, released a statement expressing her condolences and acknowledging Price’s sacrifice. She stated, “Andrew gave his life in service to the City of Chicago, and we are forever grateful for his heroism and dedication.”
The loss of Andrew Price has deeply impacted both his fellow firefighters and the community. Co-workers remember him as a dedicated professional, always willing to go above and beyond to ensure the safety of others.
Fire officials have emphasized the importance of this tragic incident in highlighting the dangers faced by firefighters every day. It serves as a reminder of the bravery and selflessness these individuals possess as they put their lives on the line to protect others.
The death of Chicago firefighter Andrew Price in the line of duty while battling a fire in Lincoln Park has left the community mourning the loss of a true hero. Price’s commitment, bravery, and selflessness will always be remembered.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to his family, friends, colleagues, and the entire Chicago Fire Department during this difficult time