Firefighter Recruit David Eason, 38, died of an apparent heart attack at the Arkansas Fire Academy in East Camden, Arkansas. He was doing the hose trace evolution and went into cardiac arrest. He was a recruit for the West Memphis Fire Department in Arkansas. His death occurred on January 26th. Paramedics were on scene and came to David’s aid. David died at the hospital 30 minutes later.
- Firefighter Nation
- Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Recruit Eason at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/
- West Memphis Fire Department
This is the 12th LODD of 2011 according to the USFA.