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Firefighter Details

Name Michael Fox
Agency Vergennes Fire Department
Rank Firefighter
Type of Firefighter Volunteer
Age Range 36 to 40
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 2/2/2007
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Ambulance operations , Emergency vehicle operations , Responding to/returning from incident

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Vergennes
Incident State IL
Incident Date 2/2/2007 0:25
Incident Location Street/Road
Incident Attribute Medical emergencies

Incident Summary

On February 2, 2007, Firefighter Michael Fox of the Vergennes Fire Department suffered a fatal heart attack in the line of duty. Fox began to have trouble breathing while he was driving an ambulance in response to an EMS call. He lost consciousness soon after pulling the ambulance to the side of the road, and he was transported to the hospital, but efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.

A member of the department for twenty years, Fox was an active fire safety education instructor at local schools.


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