IFLODD: Firefighter Memorial

Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Scott Williams
Agency Argonne National Laboratory Fire Department
Rank Firefighter/Paramedic
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range 46 to 50
Sex Male
Date of Birth 6/19/1975
Date of Death 11/21/2021
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death
Type of Duty Post-incident

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Lemont
Incident State IL
Incident Date 11/20/2021
Incident Location [Unknown]
Incident Attribute [Not applicable]

Incident Summary

On November 21, 2021 Argonne National Laboratory Fire Department Firefighter Scott Williams died in the line of duty. Williams had responded to reports of smoke in a lab the previous day. After investigating the smoke Williams returned to the firehouse, where he was later found unresponsive.

Williams was a firefighter with the Argonne National Laboratory Fire Department for three years. Previously he worked as a firefighter with Wilmington Fire Protection District. He served in the Illinois National Guard for 15 years.

Williams was buried at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Illinois. He was survived by his widow, two children, and grandchildren.


”Scott Williams Obituary,” echovita.com, November 2021.

”Scott Williams,” U.S. Fire Administration, November 2021.

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