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Mashawn J. Plummer


On Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, Firefighter/EMT Mashawn J. Plummer was at the scene of a two story apartment building fire when he suffered a medical emergency. He was immediately rushed to the hospital where he remained until passing away on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. The fire also took the life of a civilian and injured two others. 

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

Department information

Chicago Fire Department
3510 S Michigan AVE
2nd FL
Chicago, Illinois 60635

Chief: Fire Commissioner Annette Nance-Holt

Age: 30
Rank: Firefighter/EMT
Classification: Career
Incident date: December 16, 2021 2:30 a.m.
Date of death: December 21, 2021
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential

Last updated: February 03, 2022