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Albert A. Nejmeh


Firefighter Nejmeh became ill while performing CPR on the scene of a medical emergency. Other firefighters treated Firefighter Nejmeh and he was transported to the hospital. His death was caused by an apparent heart attack.
photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Albert A. Nejmeh 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.

Department information

Tacoma Fire Department
901 Fawcett AVE
USNG: 10T ET 4215 3362
Tacoma, Washington 98402-5699

Chief: Jim Duggan

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Age: 59
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: May 14, 2013 11:55
Date of death: May 14, 2013
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: EMS/Patient Care
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire
Fixed property use: N/A

Last updated: January 30, 2015