Fire Chief Winkles suffered an apparent heart attack while working at the scene of an accidental grass fire that spread to and destroyed a nearby residence. Winkles was treated by fellow responders at the scene then transported to the hospital where he passed away.
Incident Location: Hatche Coon Road (USNG: 15S YA 26 46)
Trumann Fire Department
PO Box 171, 801 W Main ST
U.S. National Grid: 15S YA 2454 5034
Trumann, Arkansas 72472
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.