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Douglas Clemons

Fire Engineer/Paramedic

On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, while on-duty at the fire station, Fire Engineer/Paramedic Douglas Clemons experienced a medical emergency. He was immediately transported to the hospital where he passed away a short time later from an apparent heart attack.

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

Department information

Polk County Fire Rescue
1295 Brice BLVD
Bartow, Florida 33830

Chief: Robert Weech

Age: 56
Rank: Fire Engineer/Paramedic
Classification: Career
Incident date: June 14, 2022 12:30 p.m.
Date of death: June 14, 2022
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: June 16, 2022