Pennsylvania Firefighter Dies After Response

Posted: 06-22-2009
Updated: 06-22-2009 10:56:16 AM News

Funeral services are set for Wednesday for a Pennsylvania firefighter who died Thursday, less than 12 hours after responding to a call.

William F. Thompson Sr., 65, was a member of Dushore Volunteer Fire Department.

He suffered an apparent heart attack while driving to work in his personal vehicle, according to the U.S. Fire Administration.

He was the former chief at Lower Southampton Fire Dept. in Bucks County, Pa. Thompson also served as Albany Township EMS Coordinator, the New Albany Valley Vol. Fire Department and the Trevose Heights Rescue Squad, according to Dushore Fire Dept.

Funeral Services

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home. The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m.$64227