Willie B Ratliff

Fire Captain Ratliff was found deceased in the firehouse by fellow firefighters from an apparent heart attack shortly after participating in fire department physical training at the fire station.

Incident Location: 221 Desoto AVE, Clarksdale, MS 38614 (U.S. National Grid: 15S YT 2404 8736)

Department Information

City of Clarksdale Fire Department
221 Desoto AVE
U.S. National Grid: 15S YT 2404 8736
Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

Chief: Obert Douglas

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

Age: 66 
Rank: Captain 
Classification: Career 
Incident Date: Dec 21, 2015 21:15
Date of Death: Dec 21, 2015 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Heart Attack 
Activity Type: Fitness Activity 
Emergency Duty: No
Duty Type: Other On-Duty 
Fixed Property Use: