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.

Department Information

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

Chief: Jim Duggan

View NIOSH Report »

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.
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