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Firefighter Details

Name Kevin Slain
Agency Dixon Rural Fire Protection District
Rank Captain
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range 46 to 50
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 9/14/2004
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Firehouse duties

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Dixon
Incident State IL
Incident Date 9/14/2004
Incident Location Firehouse
Incident Attribute [Not applicable]

Incident Summary

On September 14, 2004, Captain Kevin L. Slain of the Dixon Rural Fire Protection District died in the line of duty. After attending a meeting of the fire protection district board of trustees at the district fire station, Slain reported feeling unwell. He was treated at the fire station, and transported to the hospital, where he died from a fatal heart attack.

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