While operating at a residential trailer home fire and working on the exterior to protect nearby exposures, Firefighter Lawrence Matthews fell ill and collapsed. Matthews was immediately attended to by fellow responders and rushed to Ingalls Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to a nature and cause of fatal injury still to be reported.
Incident Location: 15019 Rockwell Ave, Harvey, IL 60426 (U.S. National Grid: 16T DM 4334 0741)
Dolton Village Fire Department
14022 Park AVE
U.S. National Grid: 16T DM 4916 0997
Dolton, Illinois 60419-1029
Chief: Pete McCain
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.
|Incident date:||Jun 10, 2017 13:30|
|Date of death:||Jun 10, 2017|
|Cause of death:||Unknown|
|Nature of death:||Unknown|
|Activity type:||Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)|
|Duty type:||On-Scene Fire|
|Fixed property use:||Residential|