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Firefighter Details

Name Roger Armstrong
Agency Atlanta Fire Protection District
Rank Firefighter
Type of Firefighter Volunteer
Age Range 41 to 45
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 1/21/2006
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Firefighting operations , SCBA operations

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Waynesville
Incident State IL
Incident Date 1/20/2006 23:36
Incident Location Residential
Incident Attribute Attic fires , Electrical hazards , Fires

Incident Summary

On January 20, 2006, Firefighter Roger W. Armstrong of the Atlanta Fire Department suffered a fatal heart attack in the line of duty while on a mutual aid alarm for a residential fire in Waynesville, Illinois. While engaging in firefighting operations, Armstrong reported that he felt ill. He was treated by emergency medical responders at the scene and then transported to BroMenn Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead shortly after 1:30AM on January 21.


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