Line of Duty Deaths Database

George Baird
FieldSet
Name
George Baird
Local
L0263, Medicine Hat
Gender
Male
Age
52
District
06
Occupation
Fire Fighter
Type of Duty
Admin/Normal Station Duty
Fatal Injury Cause
Other - Unknown
Nature of Fatal Injury
Other/Miscellaneous - Heart Attack
Date of Death
8/22/1944
Year Placed On Wall
2015
Multiple Line of Duty Incident
FieldSet
No information available
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Biographical Comments
George Baird, 52, permanent staff member of the Medicine Hat Fire Department since 1925, died suddenly while working on one of the fire cars in the garage shortly after 9:30am. Mr. Baird was engaged in routine duties of checking the truck and equipment when he suddenly collapsed. The Chief's car was immediately dispatched for help, but when the doctor arrived the man was already dead. Dr. J.R. Patterson, who attended, stated the death was due to heart failure.
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