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Charles “Doug” Douglas Archer


Firefighter Archer responded to a residential fire and an emergency medical incident. When the second incident was completed, he went home. When he was not heard from the next day, he was found deceased at his home in bed. The cause of death was cardiac-related.

Incident Location: 12622 31st. Ave, Spokane Valley, WA. 99206 (U.S. National Grid: 11T MN 8238 7503)

photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Charles “Doug” Douglas Archer 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

Spokane County Fire District 8
12100 E Palouse HWY POB 345
U.S. National Grid: 11T MN 8176 6456
Valleyford, Washington 99036

Chief: Tony C. Nielsen

Age: 49
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: November 28, 2016 21:15
Date of death: November 28, 2016
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Not On Scene
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: After

Last updated: September 07, 2017