Taylor, Harold

Age: 65
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion
Rank: Assistant Fire Chief
Nature of Death: Heart Attack
Classification: Volunteer
Emergency Duty: Yes

Incident Date: 01/26/2006
Duty Type: Responding
Incident Time: 09:18
Activity Type: Other
Death Date: 01/26/2006
Fixed Prop. Use: Residential

Fire Dept. Info:
Central Warren County Fire Protection District
405 East Walnut
PO Box 146
Kirkwood , Illinois 61447
Chief: Corey A. Campagna

Initial Summary:
Assistant Fire Chief Taylor passed away from a heart attack while attempting to respond to a residential fire alarm. He arrived at the station but could not continue and complained to other firefighters of not feeling well. The firefighters asked if they could assist, but Taylor encouraged them to continue with their response and that he would be fine. Taylor returned home to change his clothes, he had become ill on them, and while there he collapsed from a heart attack. His wife called for assistance and EMS arrived and began medical assistance then transported Taylor to the hospital where he was pronounced.

Memorial Fund Info:
C/o Central Warren County Fire Protection District, 405 East Walnut, PO Box 146, Kirkwood, IL 61447