Dennis Channell

Captain Channell suffered a Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA) while on the scene of an EMS incident with his fire department. He was transported to the hospital but died as a result of the stroke the next day.

Department Information

Poyen Fire Department
PO Box 218, 107 N Front ST
U.S. National Grid: 15S WT 3307 9819
Poyen, Arkansas 72128-0218

Chief: Claude Hardin

Dennis Channell 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: 55 
Rank: Fire Captain 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Feb 9, 2014 
Date of death: Feb 10, 2014 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Cerebrovascular Accident 
Activity type: Unknown 
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire 
Fixed property use: