Richard L Garner Jr., Firefighter - Paramedic

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Firefighter-Paramedic Richard L. Garner Jr. completed a 48 hour shift at 0700hrs on April 1, 2018, during which he responded to nineteen emergency calls. Later that day, between the times of 1200hrs and 1300hrs, Garner collapsed at a private residence in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin. Firefighter-Paramedic Garner was treated at the scene by the local EMS and transported to the hospital where he passed away.

Incident Location: Mt Pleasant, WI (U.S. National Grid: 16T DN 27 31)

Department information

Madison Fire Department
314 West Dayton Street
U.S. National Grid: 16T CN 0542 7176
Madison, Wisconsin 53703

Chief: Steven Davis

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

Age: 29
Rank: Firefighter - Paramedic
Classification: Career
Incident date: April 1, 2018 12:30
Date of death: April 1, 2018
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Not On Scene
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: After
Fixed property use: N/A