Curtis “Curt” E Nordsick, Sr.

Fire Police Lieutenant Nordsick had been directing traffic around the scene of a homicide for approximately 2 hours. He took a break at a local fire station. He told firefighters that he was not feeling well and collapsed. Firefighters performed CPR and utilized an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).

Fire Police Lieutenant Nordsick was transported to the hospital but did not recover. His death was caused by a heart attack.

Incident Location: 121 Chestnut ST, Wrightsville, PA (U.S. National Grid: 18T UK 6955 3165)

Department Information

Wrightsville Steam Engine & Hose Company #1
125 S 2nd ST POB 148
U.S. National Grid: 18T UK 6948 3167
Wrightsville, Pennsylvania 17368-0148

Chief: Chad M. Livelsberger

Curtis “Curt” E Nordsick, 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: 71 
Rank: Fire Police Lieutenant 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Apr 19, 2015 20:30
Date of death: Apr 19, 2015 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Heart Attack 
Activity type: Scene Safety 
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire 
Fixed property use: