Alex Graham, Firefighter

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On Thursday, October 24, 2019, Firefighter Alex Graham was conducting pump testing at the D.C. Fire and EMS Training Academy, when he suffered a medical emergency.  He was immediately taken to the hospital, where he passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2019, from an aortic dissection.

Department information

DC Fire and EMS Department
2000 14TH Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Chief: Gregory M. Dean

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

Age: 48
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: October 24, 2019 09:38
Date of death: October 27, 2019
Cause of death: Other
Nature of death: Other
Activity type: Pump Operations
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: N/A