Jason C. Garrett, Firefighter-Paramedic

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Fellow responders discovered Firefighter-Paramedic Jason Garrett deceased in the firehouse bunkroom when he did not appear for a morning response call. The nature and cause of fatal injury are still to be determined by authorities but has been said to be due to natural causes.

Incident Location: 1011 N 80 Terrace, Kansas City, KS 66112 (U.S. National Grid: 15S UD 4737 3108

Department information

Kansas City Kansas Fire Department
815 N 6th ST
U.S. National Grid: 15S UD 5962 3071
Kansas City, Kansas 66101

Chief: Acting Chief James Zeeb

Jason C. Garrett was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 46
Rank: Firefighter-Paramedic
Classification: Career
Incident date: December 26, 2017
Date of death: December 26, 2017
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty