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Steven L Lapierre

Firefighter/Fire Warden

Firefighter Lapierre suffered a heart attack while fighting a wildland fire on April 27, 2016. He was hospitalized but did not recover and died on May 5, 2016.

Incident Location: 136 Rhodeside Acres (U.S. National Grid: 18T XQ 4460 5196)

photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Steven L Lapierre 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.

Department information

Georgia Volunteer Fire Department
4134 Ethan Allen Highway
U.S. National Grid: 18T XQ 4913 5480
Saint Albans, Vermont 05478-6089

Chief: Keith Baker

Age: 58
Rank: Firefighter/Fire Warden
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: April 27, 2016 12:30
Date of death: May 5, 2016
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Unknown
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Outdoor Property

Last updated: August 29, 2017

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