Cardiac & Resuscitation, News

Heart Attack Claims Indiana Medic After Calls

The US Fire Administration has announced the official line of duty death of Firefighter/Paramedic Chad Null, 33, of the Sullivan Fire Department on December 16, 2010.

After returning from two emergency medical services calls, Firefighter/Paramedic Null was at the fire station when he was found unresponsive on the floor by colleagues. They immediately performed CPR, and Firefighter/Paramedic Null was rushed to the hospital where he died from an apparent heart attack.

Funeral Arrangements:
There will be a Memorial Service, Monday, December 20, 2010 at 1600hrs, Sullivan High School, Sullivan, IN.

Memorial Fund Contact and Address:
In honor of Firefighter/Paramedic Chad Null, memorial contributions/flowers may be sent to the Holmes Memorial Chapel, Sullivan, IN.

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter/Paramedic Chad Null at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/

To date, 83 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2010; 81 from incidents that occurred in 2010 and two from previous year incidents. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/fireservice/fatalities/statistics/ff_stats.shtm