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Brian Rehnberg


On Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022, Firefighter/EMT Brian Rehnberg responded to an activated alarm with carbon monoxide present. After the incident, he returned home. At approximately 2:30 p.m. that day, he was found unresponsive by his wife. He was immediately transported to the local hospital where he was pronounced deceased 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

North Park Fire Protection District
600 Wood AVE
Machesney Park, Illinois 61115

Chief: Joel Hallstrom

Age: 50
Rank: Firefighter/EMT
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: December 25, 2022 4:11 a.m.
Date of death: December 25, 2022
Cause of fatal injury: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of fatal injury: Heart Attack
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Residential

Last updated: January 04, 2023