Edward C Vanner, Jr.

Operations Assistant Chief Vanner was found unconscious in his office by other firefighters. He was treated and transported to a hospital but did not recover. His death was caused by a heart attack.Incident Location - USNG: 19T BG 9867 0786

Department Information

143d Fire & Emergency Services, Quonset ANG Base R.I.
11 Flightline Drive
USNG: 19T BG 9867 0786
North Kingstown, Rhode Island 02816

Chief: Chief Anthony J. Novellino, Jr.

Edward C Vanner, Jr. was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 56 
Rank: Assistant Chief 
Classification: Career 
Incident date: Jun 17, 2013 20:00
Date of death: Jun 17, 2013 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Heart Attack 
Activity type: Not On Scene 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty 
Fixed property use: Store/Office