Summer Day-Stewart Wiki – Bio
Summer Day-Stewart, 36, the wife of a Chicago firefighter, and their 3 children died in a Northwest Side house fire Thursday, shortly after their 7-year-old son died in the same fire.
Chicago firefighter’s entire family tragically died in the days after their home caught fire, a scene he rushed to after hearing his home address over the radio dispatch at his job last week. Firefighter Walter Stewart’s three children, all under the age of 10, and his wife succumbed to injuries in Tuesday’s deadly fire.
Stewart did not originally respond to the fire, but once he heard his address over the radio dispatch, he was rushed there and even administered CPR on his wife, the fire department said. Stewart’s 7-year-old son, Ezra Stewart, died Wednesday and his wife, Summer Day-Stewart, died Thursday at age 36.
Summer Day-Stewart was 36 years old.
Chicago firefighter’s wife and 3 children die in a home fire – Investigation Report
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said Stewart’s 9-year-old daughter, Autumn Day-Stewart, and her 2-year-old son, Emory Day-Stewart, died Friday, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. All four family members reportedly suffered from smoke inhalation.
All were originally rescued from the burning home and rushed to the hospital, authorities said. The fire started in the kitchen and its causes are being investigated, according to authorities. In the wake of the shocking deaths, Stewart has agreed to donate each family member’s organs to others who may need a transplant, a fire department source told the Sun-Times.
The Chicago Fire Department started a fundraiser to help Stewart’s family deal with an “unspeakable tragedy.” Please keep the Stewart family in your thoughts and prayers,” the department wrote.