10th anniversary tribute held for deceased Chicago firefighters

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020
10th anniversary tribute held for deceased firefighters
A bell ceremony was held for two firefighters who died in a trapped building 10 years ago.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A tribute took place Tuesday morning for two Chicago firefighters who died in the line of duty.

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Edward Stringer and Corey Ankim got trapped in a building while fighting a 311 alarm fire 10 years ago. It was in a vacant dry-cleaning property on East 75th St.

At least 15 people went to the hospital after the roof collapsed.

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Family members of Stringer and Ankum were at the tribute for a ceremonial bell ringing to mark the 10th anniversary of their deaths.