Joshua Eugin, Probationary Firefighter

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On Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, Probationary Firefighter Joshua Eugin was participating in a multi-department training exercise. Eugin was taking part in a "blackout drill," in which firefighters simulate rescuing victims inside a dark structure with fake smoke. Eugin collapsed while on-scene and fellow firefighters performed CPR.  He was taken to the hospital where he died a short time later.  The nature and cause of fatal injury are still to be reported.

Department information

Saint David Fire District
515 E Dragoon Vista LN
PO Box 577
Saint David, Arizona 85630

Chief: Loyal Gebhart

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

Age: 36
Rank: Probationary Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: October 17, 2018 22:00
Date of death: October 17, 2018
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Training