Joshua W. Eugin, Probationary Firefighter

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Probationary Firefighter Eugin was participating in a multi-agency search and rescue “blackout” drill.  After completing a scenario, Probationary Firefighter Eugin collapsed.  He was transported to a local hospital but did not survive.  His death was caused by a cardiac event.

Department information

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

Chief: Loyal Gebhart

Joshua W. Eugin was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 36
Rank: Probationary Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: October 17, 2018 22:00
Date of death: October 17, 2018
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Not On Scene
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Training
Fixed property use: Store/Office