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Firefighter Details

Name Harold Taylor
Agency Central Warren County Fire Protection District
Rank Assistant Chief
Type of Firefighter Volunteer
Age Range 61 to 70
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 1/26/2006
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Responding to/returning from incident

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Kirkwood
Incident State IL
Incident Date 1/26/2006 9:18
Incident Location Firehouse
Incident Attribute Fires

Incident Summary

On January 26, 2006, Assistant Chief Harold Vernon Taylor of the Central Warren County Fire Protection District suffered a fatal heart attack in the line of duty. Taylor responded to a fire alarm for a structure fire, but he reported feeling ill when he arrived at the fire station. Taylor returned to his home, where he collapsed. He was transported to the hospital, but efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.

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