Zachary Chase Clevenger

Firefighter Clevenger worked a structure fire in the evening of December 4th returning home near midnight. Firefighter Clevenger was found unconscious by his wife in the morning and emergency assistance was summoned. All efforts to revive Firefighter Clevenger were unsuccessful and he could not be revived. While the nature of his death is unknown, it is presumed to be cardiac or vascular-related.

Incident Location: 390 Rice Station Road, Irvine, KY 40336 (U.S. National Grid: 16S GG 6185 7737)

Department Information

Estill County Fire Department
202 Whispering Woods RD
U.S. National Grid: 16S GG 6398 7721
Irvine, Kentucky 40336

Chief: Derrick Muncie

Zachary Chase Clevenger 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: 30 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Dec 4, 2015 20:14
Date of death: Dec 5, 2015 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death: Heart Attack 
Activity type: Not On Scene 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: After 
Fixed property use: