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New Hanover County Fire Rescue
230 Government Center Drive
Wilmington, North Carolina 28403
Chief: Donnie Hall
While participating in a department training exercise, Captain David Heath collapsed from an apparent cardiac event. Although fire rescue personnel immediately performed CPR, applied a defibrillator and administered advanced life support measures, Captain Heath passed away.
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify
fatality incident information.
|Incident Date:||Oct 14, 2013 16:00|
|Date of Death:||Oct 14, 2013|
|Cause of Death:||Stress/Overexertion|
|Nature of Death:||Heart Attack|
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