District Chief/Medic James “Jim” Benken completed a 24-hour shift at 0600hrs on 04/14/2017 which included one emergency response at 1519hrs on 04/13/2017. After completing the shift, District Chief/Medic Benken fell ill at approximately 1400hrs on 04/14/2017 and succumbed to an apparent cardiac arrest.
City of Wyoming Fire and EMS
600 Grove Avenue
Wyoming, Ohio 45215
Chief: Steven Owens
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.
|Incident date:||Apr 13, 2017 15:19|
|Date of death:||Apr 14, 2017|
|Cause of death:||Stress/Overexertion|
|Nature of death:||Heart Attack|
|Activity type:||EMS/Patient Care|
|Fixed property use:||Residential|