Thomas Albert Cannon, Firefighter

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On May 13, 2018, Firefighter Thomas Albert Cannon went into cardiac arrest at the beginning of his shift while performing truck and equipment checks in the firehouse. Firefighter Cannon was treated by fellow responders then rushed to the hospital where he passed away the following day.

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

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

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: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty