LODD – Kansas City, MO Firefighter Dies During Annual Physical

Kansas City, Missouri Firefighter Richard Paul died this morning after having his annual physical exam. Paul, a fire apparatus driver (FAO), died of a medical emergency after being transported to the hospital.

Paul , 54, has been a firefighter since 1977 and was promoted to driver in 2006. He was assigned to station 43 located at 12900 East 350 Highway.

He was married and had two children.

This is the second LODD of 2011.

Firefighter Richard Paul

FC Note: as of this posting, Richard Paul’s death has not been ruled a LODD by the USFA

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