Douglas James Casson

Safety Officer Casson died of a heart attack approximately 4 hours after participating in training at his fire department.

Department Information

Vaughn Rural Volunteer Fire Department
380 Post Avenue
Vaughn, Montana 59487

Chief: Jason McAllister

Douglas James Casson was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland and was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 46 
Rank: Safety Officer 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident Date: Aug 6, 2014 02:00
Date of Death: Aug 6, 2014 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Heart Attack 
Activity Type: Not On Scene 
Emergency Duty: No
Duty Type: After 
Fixed Property Use: