Michael F. Drobitsch, Firefighter

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Firefighter Drobitsch's death occurred during a diving training session.

Department information

Chicago Fire Department
121 North LaSalle
Chicago, Illinois 60601

Chief: Fire Commissioner Edward Altman

Michael F. Drobitsch was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland and was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 46
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: June 20, 1997
Date of death: June 20, 1997
Cause of death: Caught or Trapped
Nature of death: Asphyxiation
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Training
Fixed property use: N/A