LODD – Dixon Rural Fire Protection District Captain Leslie “Les” Clark

Captain Clark,80, passed away on January 20, 2011.

According to the USFA:

Captain Clark passed away after suffering a medical emergency while responding to a reported structure fire. Captain Clark was operating a tanker when he advised a crew member that he felt as if he might pass out, and then lost consciousness. The other firefighter reached over and applied the air brake to stop the vehicle. He and firefighters from the apparatus following the tanker removed Captain Clark and began CPR. Ground and Air ambulances were summoned to the scene and treatment continued. Captain Clark, however, did not survive his injury and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Maries County Coroner.

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This is the 11th LODD of 2011 according to the USFA.