Thread: LODD - Texas
04-10-2002, 05:13 AM #1
LODD - Texas
From the Associated Press NewsWires: April 8th, 2002:
State officials to investigate firefighter's death
(Austin-AP) -- The State Fire Marshal's Office said today it's
investigating the death of a Johnson County firefighter who
collapsed while helping transfer a shooting victim to a medical
Officials said 39-year-old Kevin Baker apparently suffered a
heart attack Saturday night. He was clearing a landing zone for the
Careflight helicopter when he became ill.
Baker was a member of the Mid-North Johnson County Volunteer
He was taken by ambulance to a hospital where he died early
Under state law, all firefighter deaths in the line of duty are
investigated by the state office.
(Copyright 2002 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
There are no other details at this time.
May God Bless Kevin Baker, his family and his friends.
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