Kellen Andrew Fleming

Firefighter-Paramedic Fleming suffered a heart attack in the bunkroom of the firehouse in the early morning hours of November 1st. Fleming was treated immediately by a fellow paramedic and other responders at the station and was then transported to the hospital where he went into cardiac arrest. Despite efforts to revive him, Fleming succumbed to his injury. Firefighter-Paramedic Fleming had responded to several emergency incidents and worked fire prevention activities in the hours leading up to his fatal injury.

Incident Location: 311 North Blackstock RD, Spartanburg, SC 29301 (U.S. National Grid: 17S MU 0835 6651)

Department Information

Westview-Fairforest Fire Department
311 North Blackstock RD
U.S. National Grid: 17S MU 0835 6651
Spartanburg, South Carolina 29301

Chief: Scott Garrett

Kellen Andrew Fleming 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: 29 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Career 
Incident date: Nov 1, 2014 02:00
Date of death: Nov 1, 2014 
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