Scott Andrew Morrison

Fire Chief Morrison was operating at the scene of a brush fire when he collapsed from an apparent heart attack. Morrison was treated by fellow responders on scene and en route to a hospital where he passed away from his injury. Incident Location: 500 Block of Knotts Island Road (USNG: 18S VF 1714 4247)

Department Information

Knotts Island Volunteer Fire Department
PO Box 115, 327 Knotts Island RD
USNG: 18S VF 1705 4372
Knotts Island, North Carolina 27950

Chief: Assistant Fire Chief Curt Burmeister

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Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

Age: 44 
Rank: Fire Chief 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident Date: Mar 3, 2013 16:15
Date of Death: Mar 3, 2013 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Heart Attack 
Activity Type: Incident Command 
Emergency Duty: Yes
Duty Type: On-Scene Fire 
Fixed Property Use:  
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