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Charles C Adams, Jr.

Firefighter Trainee Adams was participating in search and rescue training at the local fire academy. He became ill and momentarily lost consciousness. Displaying heart attack-like symptoms, he was transported by ambulance to the hospital. Firefighter Trainee Adams passed away at the hospital later that evening from a cause yet to be determined.

Incident Location: 111 E. Main Street, Spring Arbor, MI 48283 (U.S. National Grid: 16T GM 0196 7545)

Department Information

Spring Arbor Township Fire Department
111 E. Main Street
U.S. National Grid: 16T GM 0196 7545
Spring Arbor, Michigan 48283

Chief: Tim McEldowney

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

Age: 47 
Rank: Firefighter Trainee 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident Date: Jan 2, 2016 12:40
Date of Death: Jan 2, 2016 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Heart Attack 
Activity Type: Search and Rescue 
Emergency Duty: No
Duty Type: Training 
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