Steven Splan, Sergeant

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On August 2, 2020, Sergeant Steven Splan was on fire duty and, at approximately 1200hrs, helped to remove a tree blocking a roadway. Sergeant Splan, later in the evening during patrol, went on a meal break to the public safety building, where he was found unresponsive in the department kitchen.  CPR was immediately performed and he was taken to the local hospital where he was pronounced deceased from an apparent heart attack late in the evening on August 2, 2020.

Department information

Bloomfield Hills Department of Public Safety
45 East Long Lake Road
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304

Chief: Public Safety Director Noel Clason

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

Age: 46
Rank: Sergeant
Classification: Career
Incident date: August 2, 2020 12:00
Date of death: August 2, 2020
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Scene Safety
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Street/Road