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Walker L. Hill


On Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, while on-duty, Captain Walker L. Hill suffered a medical emergency. He was immediately treated and then transported to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital with a suspected Cerebrovascular Accident. He passed away on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022.

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

Department information

Baton Rouge Fire Department
8011 Merle Gustafson DR
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70807

Chief: Michael Kimble

Age: 48
Rank: Captain
Classification: Career
Incident date: December 15, 2022 7:00 a.m.
Date of death: December 17, 2022
Cause of fatal injury: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of fatal injury: Cerebrovascular Accident
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

Last updated: December 19, 2022