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Leo W. Werner


On Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, at approximately 2200hrs, Captain Leo W. Werner responded to a medical call at a residence.  After returning home, he suffered an apparent heart attack and passed away shortly after midnight on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020.

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

Department information

Scales Mound Fire Protection District
130 N Franklin ST
Scales Mound, Illinois 61075

Chief: Carl Winter

Age: 67
Rank: Captain
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: December 9, 2020 22:00
Date of death: December 10, 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 09, 2021

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