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Jeffrey J. Billingsley


On Sept. 20, 2021, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Technician Jeffrey Billingsley suffered an apparent cardiac arrest while on duty. He was taken by ambulance to the hospital for treatment by emergency room staff, but he did not regain consciousness and was pronounced deceased at approximately 4 p.m.

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

Department information

Denver Fire Department
745 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, Colorado 80204

Chief: Desmond Fulton

Age: 42
Rank: Technician
Classification: Career
Incident date: September 20, 2021 3:30 p.m.
Date of death: September 20, 2021
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

Last updated: September 29, 2021