Childress, Michael T

Age: 48
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion
Rank: Assistant Fire Chief
Nature of Death: Heart Attack
Classification: Career
Emergency Duty: Yes

Incident Date: 05/06/2005
Duty Type: After
Incident Time: 22:00
Activity Type: Other
Death Date: 05/07/2005
Fixed Prop. Use: Store/Office

Fire Dept. Info:
Level Cross Fire Department
137 Bransonville Road
Randelman , North Carolina 27317
Chief: Max Hooker

Initial Summary:
Assistant Fire Chief Childress was working a 2000hrs to 0800hrs shift 05/06/2005 to 05/07/2005. At 2200hrs, he responded to an Emergency Medical Services call. At 0800hrs on 05/07/2005, he remained on station working an overtime shift to cover for incoming shift members that were attending training. A short time into his shift, Childress complained of not feeling well and went to lie down in the bunk room. He was discovered later as having died in his sleep.


http://www.usfa.fema.gov/application...eath_year=2005