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Everette Watson

Chief

On Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, during the fire department’s bi-monthly training drill, Chief Everette Watson left the station to go to another station to pick up supplies for the department’s new engine. His son accompanied the Chief to assist with the effort. While at the second station, Chief Watson suffered a medical emergency. Life-saving efforts were immediately performed, but were unsuccessful. Chief Watson passed away from an apparent heart attack.

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

Department information

Calvert Volunteer Fire Department
7630 Highway 167 S
Sheridan, Arkansas 72150

Chief: Assistant Chief Allen Barnes

Age: 58
Rank: Chief
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: October 27, 2022 7:00 p.m.
Date of death: October 27, 2022
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Training
Fixed property use: Store/Office

Last updated: November 07, 2022