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Ryan Pleasants


On the morning of Sunday, Jan. 7, 2024, Engineer Ryan Pleasants, while working a 48-hour shift, was found deceased in his bed at Fire Station 1 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

Walla Walla Fire Department
200 S 12th AVE
Walla Walla, Washington 99362

Chief: John Knowles

Age: 41
Rank: Engineer
Classification: Career
Incident date: January 7, 2024
Date of death: January 7, 2024
Cause of fatal injury: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of fatal injury: Heart Attack
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

Last updated: January 16, 2024