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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Thomas Innes
Agency Hindsboro Community Fire Protection District
Rank Assistant Chief
Type of Firefighter Volunteer
Age Range 61 to 70
Sex Male
Date of Birth 6/29/1949
Date of Death 10/3/2010
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death [Unknown]
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Post-incident

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Hindsboro
Incident State IL
Incident Date 10/2/2010 22:45
Incident Location Residential
Incident Attribute [Not applicable]

Incident Summary

On October 3, 2010, Hindsboro Community Fire Protection District Assistant Chief Thomas Innes died in the line of duty.

On October 2, Innes responded to a medical emergency at around 10:45PM. Shortly after returning home, he became ill. Innes was transported to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, but efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.

Funeral services for Innes were held at Krabel Funeral Home in Oakland on October 8, and he was interred at Van Voorhis Cemetery. He was survived by his widow, mother, four children, and five grandchildren.


Obituary of Thomas Innes, News-Gazette, October 7, 2010.

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