Firefighter Warren fell ill while on-duty and engaged in physical fitness training at a local middle school. Warren was rushed to CHS-Lincoln Medical Center, where he later succumbed to his injury. According to the medical examiner, Firefighter Warren died of heart disease that had gone undiagnosed, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a disease where the heart muscle becomes abnormally thick and pumping blood becomes difficult.
Incident Location: East Lincoln Middle School, 4137 Highway 73, Iron Station, NC 28080, (U.S. National Grid: 17S MV 9147 2578)
Alexis Volunteer Fire Department
4168 Charles Raper Jonas HWY POB 157
U.S. National Grid: 17S MV 8967 1710
Alexis, North Carolina 28006-0157
Chief: Brad Presswood
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.
|Incident date:||Jun 16, 2016 11:00|
|Date of death:||Jun 16, 2016|
|Cause of death:||Other|
|Nature of death:||Heart Attack|
|Activity type:||Fitness Activity|
|Duty type:||Other On-Duty|
|Fixed property use:||Educational|