Billy Glen Norris, Sr.

Fire Chief Norris responded to a medical emergency incident with members of his fire department in the early morning hours of July 21st. Upon completion of the run, Norris complained to fellow firefighters of not feeling well with some pain in one of his shoulders and then left the station for home. A short time later Chief Norris suffered a heart attack and was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injury. The cause of death was a heart attack.

Incident Location: 761 Highway 470, Lecompte, LA 71346 (U.S. National Grid: 15R WQ 5483 4569)

Department Information

Lecompte Volunteer Fire Department
1305 Wall St
U.S. National Grid: 15R WQ 5721 3935
Lecompte, Louisiana 71346

Billy Glen Norris, Sr. 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: 62 
Rank: Fire Chief 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Jul 21, 2014 02:00
Date of death: Jul 21, 2014 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Heart Attack 
Activity type: Other 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Returning 
Fixed property use: