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Joshua Haynes


On Monday night, June 20, 2022, Firefighter Joshua Haynes responded to a building fire at Carpenter Chiropractic. While fighting the fire, he experienced a medical emergency and collapsed at the scene. He was airlifted to the University of Kansas Medical Center where he passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2022. The cause and nature of his death are under investigation. 

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

Department information

Linn County Rural Fire District #1
1357 Magnolia ST
Pleasanton, Kansas 66075

Chief: Randy Hegwald

Age: 35
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: June 20, 2022 10:35 p.m.
Date of death: June 22, 2022
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Store/Office

Last updated: August 05, 2022