Ronald Wayne Russell, Lieutenant

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July 6th, 1991, Lt. Rusell suffered a heart attack while in the performance of providing emergency medical treatment to a gunshot victim. As a result of medical complications, Lt. Russell succumbed to death on July 24th, 1994. Lt. Russell's condition was deemed to have been work related and suffered in the line of duty.

Department information

Orange County Fire Department - Rescue Division
6590 Amory Court
Winter Park, Florida 32792

Chief: Mitchel C. Floyd

Ronald Wayne Russell was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland .
Age: 41
Rank: Lieutenant
Classification: Career
Incident date: July 6, 1991
Date of death: July 24, 1994
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: EMS/Patient Care
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire
Fixed property use: Outdoor Property