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Douglas Dugan


On Wednesday, June 16, 2021, after returning from a mutual aid boat fire, Chief Douglas Dugan became short of breath and collapsed.  Fire department personnel were able to get Chief Dugan into the ambulance.  During transport to the hospital, he suffered a cardiac arrest.  Shortly after arriving, he passed away.  The cause of death has been determined as a pulmonary embolism.

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

Department information

Tiltonsville Volunteer Fire Department
123 Grandview AVE
Tiltonsville, Ohio 43963

Chief: Acting Chief Colin Cooper

Age: 62
Rank: Chief
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: June 16, 2021 4:04 p.m.
Date of death: June 16, 2021
Cause of death: Other
Nature of death: Other
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Outdoor Property

Last updated: June 21, 2021

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