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Sean Patrick McAdam


On Monday, May 9, 2022, while on-duty at the fire station, Firefighter Sean Patrick McAdam suffered a medical emergency. He was immediately transported to the University of Louisville Hospital but passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, from an apparent CVA.

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

Department information

Louisville Fire Department
1135 W Jefferson ST
Louisville, Kentucky 40203

Chief: Gregory Frederick

Age: 49
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: May 9, 2022 5:00 a.m.
Date of death: May 11, 2022
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Cerebrovascular Accident
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

Last updated: June 22, 2022