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Robert “Bob” G. Cree

Firefighter/EMT

At 1900hrs on Sunday, November 22, 2020, Firefighter/EMT Robert Cree responded to a medical emergency at a residence.  Upon returning home, at approximately 2010hrs, Firefighter/EMT Cree collapsed from an apparent heart attack.  Crews arrived at his home and immediately performed CPR.  Despite all efforts, he could not be resuscitated and passed away.

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

Department information

Harrison Township Volunteer Fire Department
1421 West State Road 16
Lucerne, Indiana 46950

Chief: James Musselman

Age: 72
Rank: Firefighter/EMT
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: November 22, 2020 19:00
Date of death: November 22, 2020
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: EMS/Patient Care
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire
Fixed property use: Residential

Last updated: February 16, 2021

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