Injured Firefighter Re-Admitted to Hospital

First responder injured in blaze that killed two Chicago firefighters

By Jeff Goldblatt
|  Wednesday, Dec 29, 2010  |  Updated 8:15 PM CDT
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Hundreds Gather at Firefighter Stringer's Funeral

One of the firefighters injured in last week's blaze that claimed the lives of two other firefighters is back in the hospital after "complications."

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Hundreds Gather at Firefighter Stringer's Funeral

Dignitaries, well wishers and mourners alike gathered at St. Rita of Cascia Chapel to bid farewell to a hero, and sing the praises of the Chicago Fire department.
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One of the firefighters injured in last week's blaze that claimed the lives of two other firefighters is back in the hospital after "complications."

The fire department is not providing many details, or even the name of the firefighter, citing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, but did say the first responder was re-admitted "for precautionary reasons."

"He had complications that [doctors] hope to take care of quickly," said Tom Ryan, the president of Chicago Firefighters Local 2.

Firefighters Corey Ankum and Edward Stringer were killed when the roof of an abandoned laundry gave way and collapsed on four men.

Stringer's funeral was TuesdayAnkum will be buried Thursday.

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