Billy Ray Jarvis

Chief Jarvis became ill while responding to an emergency as the driver of a vehicle. His son, a Captain and passenger in the vehicle, drove him to a local hospital. As they arrived at the hospital, Chief Jarvis suffered a heart attack and could not be revived.

Incident Location: 2318 Kentucky Route 1426, Banner, KY (U.S. National Grid: 17S LB 5020 6006)

Department Information

Allen Fire Department
PO Box 276, 142 Court ST
U.S. National Grid: 17S LB 4813 6439
Allen, Kentucky 41601-0276

Chief: Assistant Fire Chief Jimmy Osborne

Billy Ray Jarvis 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: 54 
Rank: Fire Chief 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Mar 4, 2015 19:35
Date of death: Mar 10, 2015 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Heart Attack 
Activity type: Responding 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Responding 
Fixed property use: