Joshua Warren

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)

Department Information

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.

Age: 34 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Part-Time (Paid) 
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 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty 
Fixed property use: Educational