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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Scott Mumm
Agency Mendota Fire Department
Rank Lieutenant
Type of Firefighter Paid-On-Call (POC)
Age Range 31 to 35
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 10/29/2007
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Firefighting operations , Post-incident , Water supply operations

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Mendota
Incident State IL
Incident Date 10/29/2007 17:18
Incident Location Industry/ Manufacturing
Incident Attribute Fires

Incident Summary

On October 29, 2007, Lieutenant Scott Mumm of the Mendota Fire Department suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after fighting a coal rail car fire.

Mumm responded to the fire around 5:30PM, and contributed to water supply operations for more than two hours. He returned to his home around 8:15PM and went to sleep, but when his wife attempted to wake him at around 9:30PM, he was unresponsive. Mumm was transported to Mendota Community Hospital, but efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.

Funeral services for Mumm were held at First United Methodist Church in Mendota on November 2, and he was survived by his widow, three children, parents, and two siblings.

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