Norman Edward Klenow, Firefighter

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On Saturday, August 10, 2019, Firefighter Norman Edward Klenow responded to a motor vehicle accident.  While providing traffic control at the scene, he complained of not feeling well and was assisted into the apparatus.  After returning to the fire station, he went home, when at approximately 1946hrs, was found in cardiac arrest.  He was immediately transported to the hospital where he passed away.

Department information

East Tawas Fire Department
122 Main Street
East Tawas, Michigan 48730

Chief: Bill Deckett

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

Age: 78
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: August 10, 2019 15:01
Date of death: August 10, 2019
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Scene Safety
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire
Fixed property use: Street/Road