Adam Taylor, Firefighter

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Late in the evening of his scheduled shift and after conducting search and rescue drills in full protective gear including SCBA, Firefighter Adam Taylor began to complain of chest pains he related to a muscle pull. Shortly after leaving work to go home because of the pain, he went into cardiac arrest and was pronounced deceased upon arrival at a local hospital.

Incident Location: Bainbridge, GA (U.S. National Grid: 16R GV 25 29)

Department information

Decatur County Fire Rescue
404 4th Ramp
U.S. National Grid: 16R GV 2573 2944
Bainbridge, Georgia 39817

Chief: Charlie McCann

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

Age: 30
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: March 30, 2018 23:00
Date of death: March 30, 2018
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Training