Eddie Harris

Fire Chief Eddie Harris was working with his fire department at the scene of a training burn. Approximately two hours into the activity, Harris complained of not feeling well and was taken home. Later that day, Fire Chief Harris passed away from a nature and cause of fatal injury still to be reported.

Incident Location: Old City Hall – 918 Davis ST, North Courtland, AL 35618 (U.S. National Grid: 16S DD 7205 3723

Department Information

North Courtland Volunteer Fire Department
12316 Jessie Jackson Pkwy
U.S. National Grid: 16S DD 7177 3682
North Courtland, Alabama 35618

Chief: Acting Fire Chief Marekus Harris

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

Age: 47 
Rank: Fire Chief 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident date: Apr 21, 2017 10:00
Date of death: Apr 21, 2017 
Cause of death: Unknown 
Nature of death: Unknown 
Activity type: Incident Command 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Training 
Fixed property use: Outdoor Property