Thomas Albert Cannon, Firefighter

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Firefighter Cannon suffered a medical emergency while on-duty in the fire station on May 13, 2018.  He was revived by other firefighters and transported to a local hospital by ambulance.  He was transferred to a regional hospital where he died on May 14, 2018.  His death was caused by a heart attack.

Incident Location: 100 Union ST, Attleboro, MA 02703-2905 (U.S. National Grid: 19T CG 1077 4576)

Department information

Attleboro Fire Department
100 Union ST
U.S. National Grid: 19T CG 1077 4576
Attleboro, Massachusetts 02703-2905

Chief: Scott T. Lachance

Thomas Albert Cannon was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 63
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: May 13, 2018 07:30
Date of death: May 14, 2018
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Not On Scene
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office