Daniel S. Havicus


Captain Havicus fell ill during his shift on January 8, 2017. He continued to feel ill and called in sick prior to his next shift. His condition worsened causing Havicus to be admitted to the hospital on January 16, 2017, and subsequently transported to Stanford Hospital where he passed away on January 18, 2017. His death was cardiac-related.
photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Daniel S. Havicus 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

Tracy Fire Department
835 Central Avenue
Tracy, California 95376

Chief: Randall Bradley

Age: 41
Rank: Captain
Classification: Career
Incident date: January 8, 2017
Date of death: January 18, 2017
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Not On Scene
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

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