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Firefighter Details

Name Don Beaudin
Agency Highwood Fire Department
Rank Assistant Chief
Type of Firefighter Volunteer
Age Range 41 to 45
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 6/6/1968
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty [Unknown]

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Highwood
Incident State IL
Incident Date 6/6/1968
Incident Location [Unknown]
Incident Attribute [Not applicable]

Incident Summary

On June 6, 1968, Assistant Chief Donald A. Beaudin of the Highwood Fire Department suffered a fatal heart attack while on duty with the Highwood Fire Department.

A volunteer member of the department for eighteen years, Beaudin worked at the Moraine Service Station near the firehouse, so he was often the first firefighter to respond to an alarm.

Funeral services for Beaudin were held at the Seguin Funeral Chapel on June 8, and he was survived by his widow and three children.


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