Steven W. Fritz

Chief Fritz responded to an emergency medical incident at 1230 hrs and then went home. At home, he cleared snow from his driveway and then went inside the house to watch television. He was found deceased in his residence at approximately 1830hrs. His death was due to a heart attack.

Department Information

Rothschild Fire Department
211 Grand AVE
USNG: 16T BQ 9273 7388
Rothschild, Wisconsin 54474-1173

Chief: Acting Fire Chief Glen Engebetson

Steven W. Fritz 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: 58 
Rank: Fire Chief 
Classification: Paid-on-Call 
Incident date: Dec 10, 2012 12:30
Date of death: Dec 10, 2012 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Heart Attack 
Activity type: Other 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: After 
Fixed property use: Residential