Edward C Vanner, Jr.

Assistant Chief of Operations Vanner was found by a fellow firefighter in his office unconscious and unresponsive. Chief Vanner was transported to Kent Hospital where despite the best efforts of EMTs and doctors from the 143d FES, North Kingstown Fire Department, and Kent Hospital, Chief Vanner passed away from an apparent heart attack. Incident Location - USNG: 19T BG 9867 0786

Department Information

143d Fire & Emergency Services, Quonset ANG Base R.I.
11 Flightline Drive
USNG: 19T BG 9867 0786
North Kingstown, Rhode Island 02816

Chief: Chief Anthony J. Novellino, Jr.

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

Age: 58 
Rank: Assistant Chief 
Classification: Career 
Incident Date: Jun 17, 2013 20:00
Date of Death: Jun 17, 2013 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Heart Attack 
Activity Type: Not On Scene 
Emergency Duty: No
Duty Type: Other On-Duty 
Fixed Property Use:  
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